## Delta U Formulas

$\Delta U=q+w$

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### Delta U Formulas

Can someone go over the delta U formulas for isobaric and isometric systems? would we use the same Cv and Cp values for ideal gases as we would when solving for enthalpies?

Evelyn L 1H
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### Re: Delta U Formulas

Isobaric means pressure is constant but that doesn't affect the delta U formula.
Isochoric means volume is constant which means work = 0 so delta U = q.

Evelyn L 1H
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### Re: Delta U Formulas

To clarify, Isochoric means Isovolumetric which I think you meant but I don't know what isometric is.

Allison Young 1K
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### Re: Delta U Formulas

Isometric/isovolumetric/isochoric are interchangeable.