Why? (thermodynamics)so easy

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In thermodynamics every reverse transformation (transfer, conversion) is a balanced transformation but are every balance transformation is reverse and why?:rolleyes: :smile:
 

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I dont understand what is a 'balance transformation' or 'reverse transformation'?
 
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jtbell
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I suspect that "reverse transformation" means "reversible process." Maybe "balanced transformation" means "quasistatic process"?
 
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In thermodynamics every reverse transformation (transfer, conversion,reversible process) is a balanced transformation but are every balance transformation is reverse and why?
and this not a home work
 
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FredGarvin
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If I am understanding your question (which I may not be)...You can have a non-reversible process but still must have a conservation of energy. The quality of the balance depends on one's ability to account for the losses in an irreversible system.
 

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