First And Second Law Of Thermodynamics

Album: The Complete Flanders & Swann (1964)
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  • The First Law of Thermodymamics:
    Heat is work and work is heat
    Heat is work and work is heat
    Very good!

    The Second Law of Thermodymamics:
    Heat cannot of itself pass from one body to a hotter body
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    Heat cannot of itself pass from one body to a hotter body
    Heat won't pass from a cooler to a hotter
    Heat won't pass from a cooler to a hotter
    You can try it if you like but you far better notter
    You can try it if you like but you far better notter
    'Cos the cold in the cooler with get hotter as a ruler
    'Cos the cold in the cooler with get hotter as a ruler
    'Cos the hotter body's heat will pass to the cooler
    'Cos the hotter body's heat will pass to the cooler

    First Law:
    Heat is work and work is heat and work is heat and heat is work
    Heat will pass by conduction
    Heat will pass by conduction
    Heat will pass by convection
    Heat will pass by convection
    Heat will pass by radiation
    Heat will pass by radiation
    And that's a physical law
    Heat is work and work's a curse
    And all the heat in the Universe
    Is gonna cooool down 'cos it can't increase
    Then there'll be no more work and there'll be perfect peace
    Really?
    Yeah - that's entropy, man!

    And all because of the Second Law of Thermodynamics, which lays down:
    That you can't pass heat from the cooler to the hotter
    Try it if you like but you far better notter
    'Cos the cold in the cooler will get hotter as a ruler
    'Cos the hotter body's heat will pass to the cooler
    Oh, you can't pass heat from the cooler to the hotter
    You can try it if you like but you'll only look a fooler
    'Cos the cold in the cooler will get hotter as a ruler
    That's a physical Law!

    Oh, I'm hot!
    Hot? That's because you've been working!

    Oh, Beatles - nothing!
    That's the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics!" Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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