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by 504823355
Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Calculating Work of Expansion
Topic: Expansion work
Replies: 2
Views: 63

Re: Expansion work

expansion work is work arising from a change in volume of a system.
by 504823355
Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Calculating Work of Expansion
Topic: Reversible expansion
Replies: 4
Views: 96

Re: Reversible expansion

a reversible expansion is isothermal and therefore expanding at constant temperature and the pressure on the outside of the system is the same as the pressure on the inside. It can be reversed by an infinitesimal change in a variable, whereas an irreversible expansion cannot.

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