Work and Heat


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Giselle Littleton 1F
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Work and Heat

Postby Giselle Littleton 1F » Sun Feb 02, 2020 10:16 pm

Why aren't work and heat state functions?

sbeall_1C
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Re: Work and Heat

Postby sbeall_1C » Sun Feb 02, 2020 10:26 pm

Work and heat are dependent functions, and they only appear when a change occurs to a system, therefore they are not state functions.

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Re: Work and Heat

Postby Joowon Seo 3A » Sun Feb 02, 2020 10:30 pm

work and heat depend on how the path was taken from the initial value to final value.


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