Quantity the change in which is equal to the heat brought to the system in a reversible
process at constant temperature divided by that temperature. Entropy is zero for an
ideally ordered crystal at 0 .
In statistical thermodynamics
is the Boltzmann constant
the number of possible arrangements of the system.
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167
(Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990))
on page 2187
PAC, 1996, 68, 957
(Glossary of terms in quantities and units in Clinical Chemistry (IUPAC-IFCC Recommendations
on page 972
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