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irreversibilities

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  • n. Plural form of irreversibility.

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Examples

  • And what will be the level of damage, the irreversibilities, the cascading crisis effects associated with the delay in doing so?

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  • These irreversibilities are summarized by the Second Law of Thermodynamics: the entropy of a closed system will (practically) never decrease into the future.

    Arrow of Time FAQ

  • There may well be environmental irreversibilities, but technical changes may still take place, and it is a question of whether they will be too late rather than whether they will occur at all.

    Chapter 10

  • The report also argues for a careful assessment of the costs and benefits of alternative policies, taking account of uncertainties and irreversibilities that may be associated with ecological processes.

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  • A technical process like an engine process involves losses. heat transfer and other irreversibilities and cannot therefore be described by the isentropic exponent g.

    3. Essential theory on internal combustion engines

  • We have made much less progress on multi-sector dynamic general equilibrium models with endogenous innovation, irreversibilities, learning and uncertainty.

    World is Green

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