isochoric/isometric: $\Delta V = 0$
isothermal: $\Delta T = 0$
isobaric: $\Delta P = 0$

Ian Morris 3C
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So for adiabatic systems, will q ALWAYS equal 0?

605110118
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Omg! Yes! ALWAYS

Eunice Nguyen 4I
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There is no transfer of heat, so q will equal 0.

RichBollini4G
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Eunice Nguyen 4I wrote:There is no transfer of heat, so q will equal 0.

thank you

Amy Pham 1D
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Definitionally, adiabatic systems are systems where there is no heat transfer taking place. So yes, the q for adiabatic systems will always equal 0.

Pablo 1K
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Yes Q will always equal 0 since there is no heat transfer.

Maya Beal Dis 1D
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An adiabatic system is defined as a system in which no heat transfer can take place so q is zero.

Tiffany_Chen 2K
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Yep, as no heat transfer will occur (isolated system).

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q will always equal 0 in adiabatic systems because there is no heat flow.

Jainam Shah 4I
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Yes q will always be zero as in an adiabatic system there cannot be exchange of heat between the walls of the system

Minh Ngo 4G
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Yes, always