an educated person has
See also and Special Issue: > NIUToday> Exploring the Second Law of Thermodynamics (Editor: Milivoje M. Kostic) * Editorial > http://goo.gl/SNKdj4
Entropy Generation Results of Convenience But without Purposeful Analysis and
Entropy 2016, 18(1),
Kostic, M. (2016). Challenges to the Second Law Challengers SI
What is the underlying nature of “entropy” and why does it always increase? Why is entropy so intriguing and mysterious, unique and universal, as if it is a miraculous property of natural, material systems? How does it encompass and quantify all processes at all natural space and time scales, governed by the Second Law of Thermodynamics? And many other elusive and debatable issues, as if entropy is among the deepest unresolved mysteries in nature, defying our common sense. …
The intention of this treatise is not a review of vast entropy literature, but presentation of this author’s long-contemplated reflections on physical meaning of entropy, and to put certain physical and philosophical concepts in perspective. Only two seminal references and two related publications by the author, in addition to three popular references to illustrate certain misconceptions, are cited. …
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occurs locally, nor globally in the universe, without mass-energy exchange/conversion and entropy production.
It is crystal-clear (to me) that all confusions related to the far-reaching fundamental Laws of Thermodynamics, and especially the (Abstract & FULL paper), are due to the lack of their genuine and subtle comprehension.” > Sadi Carnot's Reflections <*> Clausius Theory of Heat < Reflections on Entropy, and Reflections on the Caloric Theory and Thermal Energy.
"Entropy is associated with stored-heat within a material system, i.e. its thermal energy. It is an integral measure of thermal energy per absolute temperature of a system. As heat is generated due to dissipation of any work potential to heat, the entropy is produced. However, if heat is converted to work (like in heat engines), the thermal energy is reduced while transferred to a lower-temperature thermal reservoir, however, the entropy (as ratio of thermal heat to absolute temperature) will not be reduced but conserved in ideal, reversible processes (Qrev/T=const, Carnot Ratio Equality), or even the entropy will be produced (generated) in real (irreversible) processes for the amount of dissipated work-potential to stored heat (or thermal energy) per absolute temperature, regardless that the thermal energy is reduced (converted to work). Therefore, the entropy is always produced, locally and thus integrally or globally, and there is no way to destroy entropy, since it will be against the forced energy transfer from higher to lower potential [Kostic 2011 & 2014]."