Chapter 18

Some Special Instances of Entropy Change

Alberto Gianinetti

Abstract

A few particular phenomena are quite difficult to frame into the fundamental equation, nonetheless they can be interpreted to the light of the general idea of statistical mechanics that any system and any overall change tend to the most probable state, i.e., a state that is microscopically equilibrated and then macroscopically stable.

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