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Title: The Sackur-Tetrode equation and the measure of entropy
Author: Paños Expósito, Francisco José
Director: Pérez Canals, Enric
Keywords: Entropia
Treballs de fi de grau
Bachelor's thesis
Issue Date: Jun-2014
Abstract: Is it really possible to measure absolute entropy? Motivated by this question, and taking advantage of a previous article by W. Grimus on the Sackur-Tetrode equation (2011) [1], I have studied the hypotheses behind this equation and the way it can be experimentally tested with a calorimetric method. I have also analyzed data for Ne, Ar, Kr and Hg and found that they verify the ST equation, as long as the strong version of the Third Law of thermodynamics is assumed.
Note: Treballs Finals de Grau de Física, Facultat de Física, Universitat de Barcelona, Any: 2014, Tutor: Enric Pérez
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