Entropy 1999, 1(2), 25-36; doi:10.3390/e1020025
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Entropy Calculation of Reversible Mixing of Ideal Gases Shows Absence of Gibbs Paradox

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Received: 2 February 1999; Accepted: 16 May 1999 / Published: 23 May 1999
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Gibbs Paradox and Its Resolutions)
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Abstract: We consider the work of reversible mixing of ideal gases using a real process. Now assumptions were made concerning infinite shifts, infinite number of cycles and infinite work to provide an accurate calculation of entropy resulting from reversible mixing of ideal gases. We derived an equation showing the dependence of this entropy on the difference in potential of mixed gases, which is evidence for the absence of Gibbs' paradox.
Keywords: Gibbs paradox; entropy of mixing; distinguishability; half-penetrable membrane

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Tatarin, V.; Borodiouk, O. Entropy Calculation of Reversible Mixing of Ideal Gases Shows Absence of Gibbs Paradox. Entropy 1999, 1, 25-36.

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Tatarin V, Borodiouk O. Entropy Calculation of Reversible Mixing of Ideal Gases Shows Absence of Gibbs Paradox. Entropy. 1999; 1(2):25-36.

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Tatarin, Vasili; Borodiouk, Oleg. 1999. "Entropy Calculation of Reversible Mixing of Ideal Gases Shows Absence of Gibbs Paradox." Entropy 1, no. 2: 25-36.

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