Entropy

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff on . Posted in Thermodynamics

Entropy, abbreviated as S, (English unit \(\frac{Btu}{lbm-R}\), Metric unit \(\frac{kJ}{kg-K}\)), measures the unavailable energy in a heat system.  It is a measure of the disorder of a system and of its constituent molecules.  In thermodynamics it is a measure of the unavailability of a system's energy fo do work.

 

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