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partial-differentiation

Partial Differentiation Without Tears

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Differentiation is usually taught quite well. Perhaps that's…
earlyuniverse

Was the Early Universe in a Disordered State?

No. The second law of thermodynamics says that entropy can only…
heat

Building a Definition for Heat

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One of the most frustrating misconceptions in Thermodynamics…
gas compression

Reversible Vs Irreversible Gas Compression/Expansion Work

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Introduction In learning Thermodynamics, one of the difficult…
negative temperature

Negative absolute temperatures

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It's a famous result in thermodynamics that you can't reach absolute…
Thermodynamics

Understanding Entropy and the 2nd Law of Thermodynamics

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Introduction The second law of thermodynamics and the associated…