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    Studying What is your academic reading strategy?

    Does anyone have any good reading strategies which they use to plough through academic papers? I'm currently a little bit daunted by the amount of stuff out there that would be worth reading, and it's almost paralysing me a little. Advice on any of the below would be useful: - Deciding what to...
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    What moves the piston in a Carnot heat engine?

    Hi everyone, I have been looking at Carnot heat engines in a bid to better understand entropy, and I can't figure out how it actually does work. Why does the piston move? In some diagrams I have seen weights being removed from the piston, reducing the pressure at constant temperature and...
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