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Give some example of irreversible processes in nature

Give some example of irreversible processes in nature

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Aditi Chauhan
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7 years ago
Irreversible process: - A process which cannot be made to be retraced in opposite direction by reversing the controlling factor is called an irreversible process. Most of the processes we come across in our daily life are irreversible process. Out of some examples are given below.
(1 )Diffusion of gases into one another.
(2) Joule’s heating effect.
(3) Work done against friction
(4) Magnetic hysteresis.
(5) Plastic deformation
(6) Spontaneous chemical reaction
(7) Radioactive decay

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