A thought experiment that seems to defy the 2nd law of thermodynamics. Achievers internacional 1 a2 students book pdf download. A mente malefica do serzinho encapetado agora pode ser mapeada. As individual gas molecules approach the door, the demon quickly opens and shuts the door so that only fast molecules are.
Maxwells demon is a thought experiment created by the physicist james clerk maxwell in. In this context, a pedagogical activity based on the story maxwells demon of gamow is designed, following the didactic outlines suggested by some authors. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. Permission is granted to copy, distribute andor modify this document under the terms of the gnu free documentation license, version 1. Maxwells demon, if it existed, would act as a sort of gate guard by sorting between higherenergy molecules and lowerenergy molecules within an enclosed space. Maxwells demon thermodynamics physics khan academy. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. Pdf the starting process of a pedagogic proposal for the teaching of basic concepts in thermodynamics based on the use of narratives is introduced in. Maxwell s demon is a thought experiment created by the physicist james clerk maxwell in 1867 in which he suggested how the second law of thermodynamics might hypothetically be violated. A to b, and only the slower molecules to pass from b to a maxwell, 1871. Experimento mental ideado por maxwell en 1867, publicado en theory of heat. Since then this being, dubbed maxwell s demon by lord kelvin, has been an active topic of. This page was last edited on 30 january 2019, at 22. Maxwells demon, hypothetical intelligent being or a functionally equivalent device capable of detecting and reacting to the motions of individual molecules.887 601 973 1573 496 16 775 1000 14 620 721 901 1454 1436 794 1177 571 515 1355 187 1465 624 801 94 560 844 1304 1417 520 1152 1459