## expansion

$\Delta U=q+w$

Eugene Chung 3F
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### expansion

what exactly is expansion in terms of thermodynamics?

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### Re: expansion

The volume of a system is increased.

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### Re: expansion

In terms of thermodynamics, expansion is referring to when the volume of a system increases

Nare Nazaryan 1F
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### Re: expansion

It is when the volume increases/expands.

zfinn
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### Re: expansion

expansion means the volume of the system increases (it expands)

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### Re: expansion

Expansion is when the volume of a system increases. It is often used in examples with gases that are compressed or expanded in a system.