Isothermal, Isobaric, Adiabatic

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Dustin Shin 2I
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Isothermal, Isobaric, Adiabatic

Postby Dustin Shin 2I » Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:06 am

I have encountered these terms for processes when studying for thermodynamics but have not seen these specifically outline for the Thermodynamics Outline. Should I know all of these? Only a few? Or none at all for the upcoming final?

Jacqueline Duong 1H
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Re: Isothermal, Isobaric, Adiabatic

Postby Jacqueline Duong 1H » Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:02 am

I am not sure, but I think it's better to know just in case. Isothermal is where the temperature stays constant in a system. Isobaric is where the pressure is constant, and adiabatic is where transfers of matter and energy as heat are prohibited.

Sydney To 1D
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Re: Isothermal, Isobaric, Adiabatic

Postby Sydney To 1D » Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:21 am

I would know them just in case. Adiabatic means q=0, isothermal means constant temperature and isobaric means constant pressure. It’s also helpful to know that isochoric means constant volume.

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