Temperature, transitivity, and the zeroth law

Bjørn Bergthorsson

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Abstract

Different statements of the zeroth law are examined. Two types of statements—which characterize two aspects of temperature—are found. A new formulation of the zeroth law is given and a corollary is stated. By means of this corollary it is shown how temperature and transitivity are used to disclose new nonthermal modes of interaction.
Original languageEnglish
JournalAmerican Journal of Physics
Volume45
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)270-271
ISSN0002-9505
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1977

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