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Unformatted text preview: . Laws of Thermodynamics 1 st law- Energy cannot be created or destroyed. Energy cannot be created or destroyed. It can be converted from one form to another. The sum of the energy before the conversion is equal to the sum of the energy after the conversion. 2 nd law- Some usable energy dissipates during transformations and is lost. During changes from one form of energy to another, some usable energy dissipates, usually as heat. The amount of usable energy therefore decreases....
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course BIOLOGY bi 101 taught by Professor - during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery.
- Fall '10