qv vs qp


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Harmony Becerra
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qv vs qp

Postby Harmony Becerra » Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:02 pm

What is the difference between qv and qp and how do we know when we should use each of them?

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Re: qv vs qp

Postby Giselle1B » Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:41 pm

Qv is heat in constant volume and qp is heat in constant pressure. Typically, the questions will ask you specifically which one to solve by.

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Re: qv vs qp

Postby Nicole Elhosni 2I » Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:53 pm

Q is equal to enthalpy when the pressure is kept constant, so Qp is always equal to enthalpy.

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Re: qv vs qp

Postby josephperez_2C » Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:13 pm

q(v) is heat at constant volume and q(p) is heat at constant pressure

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Re: qv vs qp

Postby Sarah Fatkin 4I » Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:19 pm

Qv is heat at constant volume, while Qp is heat at constant pressure. At constant volume, delta(U) = Qv, because no work is being done on the system. At constant pressure, delta(U) = delta(H) - p(delta(V)). Hope this helps!

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Re: qv vs qp

Postby g orloff 1J » Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:23 pm

qv is heat at a constant volume qp is heat at a constant pressure.

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Re: qv vs qp

Postby daniella_knight1I » Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:15 pm

qv is constant volume and qp is constant pressure denoted by the sub letters v and p.

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Re: qv vs qp

Postby Brian Hom 2F » Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:34 pm

qv is heat at a constant volume while qp is heat at a constant pressure. qp is usually measured with a calorimeter while qv can be measured with a bomb calorimeter.qp also equals delta H or enthalpy where pressure is constant. At a constant volume, deltaU = qv, since no work of expansion is being done on the system. At a constant pressure, deltaU = deltaH- pdeltaV.

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Re: qv vs qp

Postby Aleeque Marselian 1A » Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:55 pm

qv is heat at constant volume, while qp is heat at constant pressure, as denoted by the subscripts. The question would typically ask you which one to solve for or would typically state which one is constant. Hope this helps!

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Re: qv vs qp

Postby Joanna Pham - 2D » Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:35 pm

Aleeque Marselian 1A wrote:qv is heat at constant volume, while qp is heat at constant pressure, as denoted by the subscripts. The question would typically ask you which one to solve for or would typically state which one is constant. Hope this helps!


just wondering, if a question asked us to solve for Qv or Qp, how would we solve it? Is there a formula? Correct me if I am wrong, but I don't recall ever being given an exact formula to solve for these...


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