On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 07:51:13PM +0100, Evgenii Rudnyi wrote:
> Then the thermodynamic entropy is subjective. Try to convince in
> this engineers who develop engines, or chemists who compute
> equilibria, and see what happens.

I take Denbigh & Denbigh's position that entropy is not subjective, but
rather fixed by convention. Conventions can be entirely
objective. This should assuage those engineers you speak of.


Prof Russell Standish                  Phone 0425 253119 (mobile)
Principal, High Performance Coders
Visiting Professor of Mathematics      hpco...@hpcoders.com.au
University of New South Wales          http://www.hpcoders.com.au

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