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by Greta Mascareno 1B
Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Calculating Work of Expansion
Topic: Work sign convention
Replies: 3
Views: 80

Re: Work sign convention

You can also think of it in terms of energy. When energy is transferred to a system by doing work, the internal energy of the system increases and w is positive. In the same manner, when energy leaves the system as it does work, the internal energy of the system decreases and w is negative. (This is...
by Greta Mascareno 1B
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Ideal Gases
Topic: ideal gas constant
Replies: 4
Views: 84

Re: ideal gas constant

Also, there is an example (51.3 on pg.419) in the seventh edition of the textbook that uses 8.3145*10^-2 L*bar*K^-1*mol^-1 as R to find the partial pressure of the reactant. They use moles, liters, and kelvin for the other units.

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