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Clausius, Rudolf

Pronunciation: /ˈklaʊzɪʊs/
(1822–88), German physicist, one of the founders of modern thermodynamics. He was the first, in 1850, to formulate the second law of thermodynamics, developing the concept of a system’s available thermal energy and coining the term entropy for it.

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