Internal energy of an isothermal system?


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Abigail_Low_1A
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Internal energy of an isothermal system?

Postby Abigail_Low_1A » Mon Jan 30, 2017 11:35 am

Is delta U = 0 in an isothermal system? If so, why?

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Re: Internal energy of an isothermal system?

Postby Vista_Farkhondeh_3O » Mon Jan 30, 2017 1:02 pm

Yes delta u is equal to zero in an isothermal reaction. Since the temperature is constant, q=-w because the two cancel eachother out.


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