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Lecture 24 -  The Second Law of Thermodynamics (cont.) and Entropy

Lecture 24 - The Second Law of Thermodynamics (cont.) and Entropy

This video was recorded at YALE PHYS 200 - Fundamentals of Physics with Professor Ramamurti Shankar. The focus of the lecture is the concept of entropy. Specific examples are given to calculate the entropy change for a number of different processes. Boltzmann's microscopic formula for entropy is introduced and used to explain irreversibility. Reading assignment: Wolfson and Pasachoff, Physics with Modern Physics, chapters 19-22. Resources: Problem Set 12 [PDF] Problem Set 12 Solutions [PDF] Sample Final Examination [PDF] Sample Final Examination Solutions [PDF]

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