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*From*: Carl Mungan <mungan@USNA.EDU>*Date*: Tue, 3 Aug 2004 18:10:13 -0400

JSD wrote:

In any case, temperature is not energy per entropy.

I think what was meant was the partial derivative of energy w.r.t.

entropy while holding the system configuration (such as the volume)

constant.

You can't write TdS as dQ

True in general. But it's okay for the special case of a reversible

process. Carl

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