Changing the energy of a system


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Changing the energy of a system

Postby Karen Ung 2H » Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:31 pm

When you add more of an amount of a substance in a system, does it increase or descreae the energy of a system?

Alyssa Parry Disc 1H
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Re: Changing the energy of a system

Postby Alyssa Parry Disc 1H » Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:07 pm

I'm pretty sure it increases the amount of energy

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Re: Changing the energy of a system

Postby SantanaRodriguezDis1G » Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:08 pm

You can also change the energy of a system by heating or cooling it( if its a closed system) and by doing work on the system (compressing a piston)

Aya Shokair- Dis 2H
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Re: Changing the energy of a system

Postby Aya Shokair- Dis 2H » Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:27 pm

When you add more of a substance into the system, you are increasing the internal energy by increasing the potential energy.
Remember that internal energy is equal to KE + PE.

Justin Chang 2K
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Re: Changing the energy of a system

Postby Justin Chang 2K » Thu Jan 25, 2018 4:06 pm

Adding more of a system increases the internal energy. Also it is good to know you cannot add/remove something from a system in a closed and isolated system.

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Re: Changing the energy of a system

Postby Wilson Yeh 1L » Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:12 am

The energy increases. It's also important to note that energy is required to break bonds within a system and energy is lost when bonds are formed.

Yu Chong 2H
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Re: Changing the energy of a system

Postby Yu Chong 2H » Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:35 pm

Adding more substance in a system will increase the internal energy of the system, since the added amount of substance will have their own energy, that energy is added to the original system.


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