The Consequences of The Third Law of Thermodynamics

Third law of thermodynamics

We can find a few hints of the third law of thermodynamics in the interpretation of the second law. Like in refrigeration the co-efficient of performance (COP) is: It is the ratio of the heat removed from a cold object to the work supplied for achieving the same removal of heat. If the COP is […]

What makes the second law of thermodynamics so important?

The second law of thermodynamics is the most interesting and yet least understood of all. It helps us understand why does any change occur in the universe? The discussion on the second law of thermodynamics started in19th century—steam engines were a hot subject in those days. There are generally three main parts of a steam […]

Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics a Very Important Concept

Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics

The zeroth law of thermodynamics establishes the concept of temperature by introducing the term “thermodynamic equilibrium”. It says: “If two bodies are in thermal equilibrium each with a third body, then they are also in thermal equilibrium with each other”. By mere looking at this concept one may say it is quite intuitive. What else […]