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Theorem explains why quantities such as heat and power can fluctuate in microscopic system

Publicado em 26 novembro 2019
(Nanowerk News) - The second law of thermodynamics states that the total entropy of an isolated system always tends to increase over time until it reaches a maximum. In other words, disorganization increases without outside intervention. Even the best electrical equipment inevitably heats up, as part of the energy that should be converted into mechanical work is dissipated in the form of heat, and supposedly inanimate objects deteriorate as time progresses but do not spontaneously [...]