Adiabatic  [ENDORSED]

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Jasmine Botello 2F
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Postby Jasmine Botello 2F » Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:29 pm

So just to make sure, this means that q=0, meaning that only work is being done by or on the system? I feel like my resoning might be wrong.

Nicole 1F
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Re: Adiabatic

Postby Nicole 1F » Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:56 pm

I'm not completely sure but I believe that your reasoning is correct. Adiabatic means that no heat is gained or lost by the system, so q does equal zero and energy is only transferred as work.

Brandon Fujii 1K
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Re: Adiabatic

Postby Brandon Fujii 1K » Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:58 pm

q=0 because heat is neither released nor absorbed by the system. Therefore, the only energy transfer is done by work (w).

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Re: Adiabatic

Postby Karen Ung 2H » Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:57 am

For an adiabatic system, q=0, but that does not mean necessarily mean that temperature = 0.

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Re: Adiabatic  [ENDORSED]

Postby Cristina Sarmiento 1E » Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:00 pm

When a reaction is adiabatic, q=0

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