The Four Laws of Thermodynamics

four_laws_of_thermodynamics0th Law: Heat doesn’t flow between objects of the same temperature.

1st Law: Heat cannot be created or destroyed.

2nd Law: Entropy increases by the flow of heat in a closed system not in equilibrium.

3rd Law: Entropy approaches a constant minimum in a system as temperature approaches absolute zero.

References:

http://www.ridgenet.net/~do_while/sage/v7i1f.htm

http://www.physicsforidiots.com/thermodynamics.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laws_of_thermodynamics

Peter Atkins / Four Laws That Drive the Universe

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