Irreversible process


by Ben Hom Chen
Tags: irreversible, process
Ben Hom Chen
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Jun11-07, 05:07 AM
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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data


"Irreversible process it is in general not possible to attribute values
to the state quantities."

I can't really understand these words.

Is there a tangible example?

Thx!
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