Laws of Thermodynamics

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The four Laws of Thermodynamics, though generally the 'zeroth' law is excluded due to it being a matter-of-fact statement, dictate how two (thermodynamic) systems which are in equilibrium with a third system will also have equilibrium with one another (Zeroth), that the total amount of energy in any isolated system is conserved (First), the certainty of entropy increasing in an isolated system such as the universe (Second), and lastly dictates a defined constant limit of entropy (Third), known as Absolute Zero, or 0K.


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