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Work formulas

Posted: Sat Mar 05, 2016 10:35 pm
by 604633468
Does the work of expansion for reversible and irreversible process differ in any way?

Re: Work formulas

Posted: Sun Mar 06, 2016 1:26 pm
by WhitneyLaValle4A
reversible
w=-nRTln(vf/vi)
irreversible
irreversible
delta s=nRln(v2/v1)

Re: Work formulas

Posted: Sun Mar 06, 2016 6:27 pm
by Chem_Mod
Yes, they will always be different.

Re: Work formulas

Posted: Mon Mar 07, 2016 1:47 pm
by 704628249
Yes. They have different formulas stated on our equation sheet.