Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics 8th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1118412931
ISBN 13: 978-1-11841-293-0

Chapter 6 - Checking Understanding: 36

Answer

True

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Heat transfer and entropy transfer has same direction i.e. if heat goes out of the system it reduces the entropy of the system. Hence, a closed system can experience a decrease in entropy only when there is heat transfer from the system to its surroundings during the process.
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