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Both Sponges Saturated Equilibrium


This would be a wonderful outcome.


Picture and isolated system. Lets make it a box with 100 meter sides. Put a long rectangular sponge close to the ceiling. Wait until it becomes saturated, then rotate the long side 90 degrees and let most of the water run out. We would have a hydropower.


Remember, sponges will suck up water to a certain height. If you can't picture this, soak a kitchen sponge, hold the flat side parallel to the floor. Then rotate it and watch most of the water run out. Put a thousand sponges up there, we would have a perpetual motion waterfall.


This final state would disprove the 2nd Law of Thermodynamics.


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What will the final moisture content of these two sponges be at equilibrium?

Sponges

Sponge Equilibrium Test



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