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Entropy In Physics

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Posted by Whittier on July 21, 2003 15:00:33 UTC

Hi Michael,
Your post was interesting and helpful.
You also mentioned,"Entropy has left the domain of physics and is better understood in terms of information theory."

I came across the following.
http://www.benwiens.com/encyclopedia.html
Encylopedia of Energy Science
entropy...a measure of the amount of thermal energy which can not be converted into external energy. In other words it is a measure of the amount of bound energy in a system. It is not though equal to the bound energy. Entropy is a number that can be multiplied by the ambient temperature or temperament of Reservoir T0 to obtain the bound energy.


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