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Relativty & thermodynamics

  1. Nov 25, 2005 #1
    Are the laws of thermodynamics compatible with the theory of relativity? I'm doubtful about irreversibility & the concept of an infinitely slow process. Please help me.
    I am,with great respect,
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  3. Nov 25, 2005 #2


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    "Infinitely slow process" is an approximation even in ordinary thermodynamics. A nice merge between the two theories can be made. Read more in Tolman's text.

  4. Dec 6, 2005 #3
    Pleas have a look at my paper
    Relativistic thermodynamics for the introductory physics course
    Journal of Theoretics 5-2
  5. Dec 6, 2005 #4


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    Why did you publish in such a crackpot journal?
  6. Dec 6, 2005 #5
    Read the paper neglect the Journal!
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