Thermodynamics and Energy


On the Statistical Nature of the Second Law of Thermodynamics

Authors: Jeremy Dunning-Davies

It is intended here to consider the Second Law of Thermodynamics and various deductions made from it, especially the introduction of the quantity known as the entropy. The starting point will be the formulations of the law in classical thermodynamics. Attention will then move to so-called statistical thermodynamics to help illustrate the point that the Second Law of Classical Thermodynamics is certainly not statistical in nature.

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