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ERIC Number: EJ1030448
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jul
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
How I Teach the Second Law of Thermodynamics
Kincanon, Eric
Physics Education, v48 n4 p491-496 Jul 2013
An alternative method of presenting the second law of thermodynamics in introductory courses is presented. The emphasis is on statistical approaches as developed by Atkins. This has the benefit of stressing the statistical nature of the law.
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Language: English
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