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Eugene Chung 3F
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expansion

Postby Eugene Chung 3F » Sun Feb 02, 2020 10:43 pm

what exactly is expansion in terms of thermodynamics?

KC Madigan 1J
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Re: expansion

Postby KC Madigan 1J » Sun Feb 02, 2020 10:51 pm

The volume of a system is increased.

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Re: expansion

Postby 205389184 » Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:38 pm

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

Nare Nazaryan 1F
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Re: expansion

Postby Nare Nazaryan 1F » Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:53 pm

It is when the volume increases/expands.

zfinn
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Re: expansion

Postby zfinn » Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:54 pm

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

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Re: expansion

Postby 005162902 » Mon Feb 03, 2020 5:22 pm

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.


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