From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
(Redirected from Reversible)
|Look up reversibility in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.|
Reversibility can refer to:
- Reversible dynamics, a mathematical dynamical system, or physical laws of motion, for which time-reversed dynamics are well defined
- Reversible computing, logical reversibility of a computation - a computational step for which a well-defined inverse exists
- Reversible process (thermodynamics), a process or cycle such that the net change at each stage in the combined entropy of the system and its surroundings is zero
- Reversible reaction, a chemical reaction for which the position of the chemical equilibrium is very sensitive to the imposed physical conditions; so the reaction can be made to run either forwards or in reverse by changing those conditions
- Reversible error, a legal mistake invalidating a trial
- Reversible garment, a garment that can be worn two ways
- Piaget's theory of cognitive development, in which mental reversibility is part of the concrete operational stage, the understanding that numbers and objects can change and then return to their original state
- Tesla principle, now known as a reversible process in engineering, a process of a system such that a net reverse in operation will accomplish the converse of the original function
|This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Reversibility.
If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article.