Reversible expansion


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Madelyn Cearlock
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Reversible expansion

Postby Madelyn Cearlock » Mon Feb 04, 2019 1:46 pm

Can someone please explain when an isothermal expansion would occur?

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Re: Reversible expansion

Postby Laura Gong 3H » Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:28 pm

Isothermal expansion occurs when the temperature stays constant. It usually refers to reversible expansion where you would use the equation w=-nRT*ln(Vf/Vi).

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