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What is the Second Law of Thermodynamics?

The Second Law of Thermodynamics says that processes that involve the transfer or conversion of heat energy are irreversible.


A helpfully thermodynamics triangle. And a brief description of what the laws cover in basic. First law of thermodynamics, about the conservation of energy. Second law of thermodynamics, about entropy. Third law of thermodynamics, about the absolute zero of temperature.


"Nothing in life is certain except death, taxes and the second law of thermodynamics." - Dominic Howard #muse #quote


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