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Conceptual explanation for ΔS=Q/T

  1. Feb 8, 2016 #1
    So understand how to solve a problem using the equation: ΔS=Q/T

    But is there a conceptual explanation for why the equation works. And I'm not looking for a proof, but I simply want to understand why this equation should be intuitive.

    Thanks for your time!
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 8, 2016 #2
    It's not that intuitive, and it is based on empirical observation.
    See my Physics Forums Insights Article: https://www.physicsforums.com/insights/understanding-entropy-2nd-law-thermodynamics/
     
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