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Adiabatic System

Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:18 pm
by Jesse_torres2H
What exactly does it mean when a system is adiabatic?

Re: Adiabatic System

Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:23 pm
by Kaylin Krahn 1I
it is thermally insulated. heat does not enter or leave the system

Re: Adiabatic System

Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:50 pm
by Maria1E
Heat does not enter or leave the system, so q = 0. Therefore, delta U is equal to w (work).

Re: Adiabatic System

Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 8:39 pm
by vicenteruelos3
also, there is no transfer of matter between the system and the surroundings