This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: ( E ) V N E 3 N 2 (1) Consider a container of volume V with N particles at a given temperature T . The container then has a partition placed, so that the volume is separated in two halves. (a) Is the entropy before and after the placement of the partition the same? (b) If your answer to part (a) is negative, explain whether the conclusion is meaningful. The result of part (a) is known as the Gibbs paradox ....
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 07/22/2011 for the course PH 421 taught by Professor Bonamente during the Spring '09 term at University of Alabama - Huntsville.
- Spring '09