Entropies of Statistical Mechanics and Disorder Versus the Entropy of Thermodynamics and Order

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Elias P. Gyftopoulos

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139e-mail: epgyft@aol.com

J. Energy Resour. Technol 123(2), 110-118 (Dec 13, 2000) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1368122 History: Received August 01, 2000; Revised December 13, 2000
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