Accession Number:

ADA622317

Title:

Entropy Change for the Irreversible Heat Transfer between Two Finite Objects

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

NAVAL ACADEMY ANNAPOLIS MD DEPT OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2015-06-10

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

A positive entropy change is verified for an isolated system of two blocks of different initial temperatures and of different but finite heat capacities that are brought into contact with each other and allowed to fully thermalize.

Subject Categories:

  • Thermodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE