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Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2019, Page: 1-3
Problem of Energy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
George Vasilevich Skornyakov, Ioffe Institute, St.-Petersburg, Russia
Received: Dec. 26, 2018;       Accepted: Mar. 2, 2019;       Published: Mar. 20, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijepe.20190801.11      View  536      Downloads  148
Receipt of heat in a thermodynamic system is defined by a Pfaffian form. For the heat-insulated systems it is equal to zero. Cooling of such system as a result of cyclic change of external parameters is usually considered to be impossible. It is offered to carry out full transformation of heat of the environment to work by means of thermally heterogeneous converter containing two gases with different thermal capacities divided by a mobile heatimpenetrable partition. As a result of cyclic change of external parameters along with production of work one gas is cooled, and another — heats up. The possibility of this process is caused by the fact that the entropy of a multiple parameter system cannot be generally defined.
Energy, Entropy, Laws of Thermodynamics
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George Vasilevich Skornyakov, Problem of Energy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics, International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering. Vol. 8, No. 1, 2019, pp. 1-3. doi: 10.11648/j.ijepe.20190801.11
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