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Internal Energy

Postby Isabel Gutierrez 2G » Sat Jan 28, 2017 6:11 pm

In what situation does -q=w?

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Re: Internal Energy

Postby 404757006 » Sat Jan 28, 2017 6:30 pm

From my understanding if I'm correct.... Delta u is 0 in an isolated system in which there is no temperature change. That means the system is isothermal, the temperature is constant and delta u is equal to 0. Therefore q=-w or vice versa -q=w. Hope thats makes sense and is helpful.

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