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Importance of the Laws of Thermodynamics in the Field of Chemical Sciences

Radhika Gupta

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The Laws of Thermodynamics are important because they control interactions of everything in the universe - regardless of scale. These rules stretch across every form of science known to humankind. Classical physics is, from a certain perspective, entirely based on Newton's Laws of motion. The first law, also known as Law of Conservation of Energy, states that energy cannot be created or destroyed in an isolated system. The second law of thermodynamics states that the entropy of any isolated system always increases. The Laws of Thermodynamics are important because they control interactions of everything in the universe - regardless of scale. These rules stretch across every form of science known to humankind.

Keywords: Carnot theorem and Carnot cycle, laws of thermodynamic, Newton’s law

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