Delta U equal to zero

$\Delta U=q+w$

melissa_dis4K
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Delta U equal to zero

Is delta U equal to zero for irreversible processes?

Nicole Lee 4E
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Re: Delta U equal to zero

Delta U is equal to 0 for reversible processes.

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Re: Delta U equal to zero

Delta U = 0 for any isothermal expansion of an ideal gas, it doesn't have to be reversible.