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Found Second law of thermodynamics 2 times.

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1. Second law of thermodynamics
* All of the chemical and physical processes in a closed system tend to drive that system toward maximum entropy. * Clausius statement: No device can operate in a cycle and allow heat to transfer from a colder body to a hotter body unless other compensating activities are taking place. * Kelvin-Planck statement: no device can operate in a constant-temperature cycle and convert the heat it receives into work, unless other other compensating activities are taking place.

2. Second law of thermodynamics (entropy)
The energy available after a chemical reaction is less than that at the beginning of a reaction; energy conversions are not 100% efficient.