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Second law of thermodynamic and probability

  1. Jul 16, 2010 #1
    In my opinion the nature of the second law of thermodynamic is probabilistic
    and it sholud be formulated in a way which determine probability that given
    proces occurs (the probability should depened on the tatal entropy change,
    if its negative the proces is very unlikely but in principle possible).
    What do you think about it?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 16, 2010 #2
    Entropy is indeed directly related to the probability of a state.
    https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?p=2800780
    However entropy makes no statements about processes or time dependence. It only considers the distribution of states provided all processes are completely random.
     
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