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  1. #1
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    Will those of us here who are going to hell be asked to do load calculations down there?

    If so, will the software we have be able to handle the job?

    Does hell have windows and doors? (Doors might not be a good idea, I guess.)

    Is the Middle East desert an ERV from hell?

    How many BTU’s would it take to cool Satan’s office?

    Should Goodman equipment be installed there, and if so, should the corporate people from Goodman be allowed to use it?

    What other concerns might there be?


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    Posted on another web site.

    Thermodynamics in Hell

    The following is an actual question given on a University of Washington chemistry mid-term. The answer by one student was so "profound" that the professor shared it with colleagues, via the Internet, which is, of course, why we now have the pleasure of enjoying it as well.

    Bonus Question:

    Is Hell exothermic (gives off heat) or endothermic (absorbs heat)?

    Most of the students wrote proofs of their beliefs using Boyle's Law (gas cools off when it expands and heats up when it is compressed) or some variant.

    One student, however, wrote the following:

    "First, we need to know how the mass of Hell is changing in time. So we need to know the rate that souls are moving into Hell and the rate they are leaving. I think that we can safely assume that once a soul gets to Hell, it will not leave.

    Therefore, no souls are leaving.

    As for how many souls are entering Hell, let's look at the different religions that exist in the world today. Most of these religions state
    that if you are not a member of their religion, you will go to Hell.

    Since there is more than one of these religions and since people do not belong to more than one religion, we can project that all souls go to
    Hell. With birth and death rates as they are, we can expect the number of souls in Hell to increase exponentially.

    Now, we look at the rate of change of the volume in Hell because Boyle's Law states that in order for the temperature and pressure in Hell to stay the same, the volume of Hell has to expand proportionately as souls are added. This gives two possibilities:

    1) If Hell is expanding at a slower rate than the rate at which souls enter Hell, then the temperature and pressure in Hell will increase
    until all Hell breaks loose.

    2) If Hell is expanding at a rate faster than the increase of souls in Hell, then the temperature and pressure will drop until Hell freezes over.

    So which is it?

    If we accept the postulate given to me by Teresa during my Freshman year, "...that it will be a cold day in Hell before I sleep with you", and take into account the fact that I still have not succeeded in having an affair with her. Then #2 above cannot be true, and thus I am sure that Hell is exothermic and will not freeze over."

    THIS STUDENT RECEIVED THE ONLY "A"

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    Originally posted by midhvac
    Will those of us here who are going to hell be asked to do load calculations down there?

    If so, will the software we have be able to handle the job?

    Does hell have windows and doors? (Doors might not be a good idea, I guess.)

    Is the Middle East desert an ERV from hell?

    How many BTU’s would it take to cool Satan’s office?

    Should Goodman equipment be installed there, and if so, should the corporate people from Goodman be allowed to use it?

    What other concerns might there be?

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    Originally posted by bootlen
    There is already Goodman equipment there. Why do you think it's so hot?
    I'm not sure if hell is naturally hot, or if furnaces are used to heat it. If that's the case, Satan would certainly be wanting the Goodman heat exchangers replaced asap.

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