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I Entropy statement question

  1. Apr 23, 2016 #1
    For all adiabatic processes the entropy of the system does not change (speaking in general) Is this statement correct?
     
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  3. Apr 23, 2016 #2
    That statement is not correct. Entropy can be both transferred with heat and also generated by irreversibilities within the system. Adiabatic processes eliminate the first possibility.
     
  4. Apr 23, 2016 #3
    In other words, the entropy of the system does not change for an adiabatic reversible process.
     
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