Entropy

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Entropy

The level of disorder in a system.

Entropy

Disorder in any system. It is the opposite of efficiency.
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2003) found that by using high-purity starting components and a different heat treatment than was used in the previous work by Pecharsky and Gschneidner (1997a), the entropy change with magnetization and the adiabatic temperature change for G[d.
Equation (3) is used to substitute into the dimensionless entropy change, [E.
Another source that contributes to the compressive strains during unloading is the material accommodation to the stresses resulting from the entropy change at high temperature.
The similarity in the entropy changes upon orientation and upon crystallization (melting) permits an estimation of the maximum value of [[Lambda].