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<emphasis role="bold">INTRODUCTION</emphasis>
<emphasis role="bold">INTRODUCTION</emphasis>Thermodynamics is the branch of science that lends substance to the principles of energy transformation in macroscopic systems. The general restrictions shown by experience to apply to all such transform a tions are known as the laws of thermodynamics. These laws are primitive; they cannot be derived from anything more basic.The first law of thermodynamics states that energy is conserved, that although it can be altered in form and transferred from one place to another, the total quantity remains constant. Thus the first law of thermodynamics depends on the concept of energy, but conversely energy is an
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