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by s_pinto2e
Sun Feb 05, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Ideal Gases
Topic: Reading the textbook [ENDORSED]
Replies: 129
Views: 75215

Re: Reading the textbook [ENDORSED]

Yes, I think some of the formulae are a bit different but not by much. For example in the specific heat equation, n is used for grams in the course reader whereas it is given as g (for grams) in the textbook.
by s_pinto2e
Sun Jan 29, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Thermodynamic Systems (Open, Closed, Isolated)
Topic: Reversable
Replies: 2
Views: 306

Re: Reversable

Is there any example in the course reader of an irreversible process, besides what is stated about it on page 33? I'd like to have a better understanding of it.
by s_pinto2e
Sun Jan 22, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Calculating Work of Expansion
Topic: Work Equation, changing V and P
Replies: 2
Views: 312

Re: Work Equation, changing V and P

Yes, Boyle's law states that at a constant temperature, the volume of a fixed amount of gas is inversely proportional to the pressure. In other words, V∝1/P.
by s_pinto2e
Fri Jan 13, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Peer Facilitated Learning Sessions
Replies: 32
Views: 11225

Re: Peer Facilitated Learning Sessions

Just to be sure, are the learning sessions a weekly commitment or are we able to drop in for help any time we need? And if we're thinking of joining a group where can we find information on when and where we would meet?

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