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I'm a little confused with the difference between an adiabatic and isothermal system. For isothermal since delta T is 0 and for for adiabatic system q is 0 does it mean that all isothermal systems are adiabatic and vice versa? since q=ncdeltaT?
So an isothermal process occurs under a constant temperature (so delta T/Change in temperature is 0) while an Adiabatic process occurs without any heat transfer between a system and its surrounding. In isothermal processes there is a heat transfer that is observable and work is done due to the change in the net heat content of the system. For Adiabatic, there is no heat transfer and temperature can be changed. Work that happens in this process is due to the change in its internal energy.
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