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Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 12:52 am
Are there other examples of isolated systems other than bomb calorimeters?
Re: Isolated Systems [ENDORSED]
Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:18 am
Another example of an isolated system could be an very well insulated container, such as a thermos. An isolated system is anything that cannot exchange heat or mass with its surroundings.
Re: Isolated Systems
Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:19 am
soup that is poured into a completely insulated container with a lid so no heat or material can be exchanged (thermoflask if it worked perfectly; realistically thermoflasks are not completely insulated so not completely isolated), insulated gas tank, the universe(?)