Isothermal reaction

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Artin Allahverdian 2H
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Isothermal reaction

Postby Artin Allahverdian 2H » Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:44 pm

What exactly is the difference between an isothermal reaction and a non isothermal reaction?

Fanny Lee 2K
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Re: Isothermal reaction

Postby Fanny Lee 2K » Wed Feb 06, 2019 3:52 pm

An isothermal process is a change of a system, in which the temperature remains constant: ΔT = 0. A non isothermal process is when the temperature is not constant.

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Re: Isothermal reaction

Postby Ashley Kim » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:36 pm

Another thing to note is that isothermal reactions mean that the temperature is not changing/constant. This means that delta U (change in internal energy) is zero because internal energy depends on the temperature.

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Re: Isothermal reaction

Postby Felicia1E » Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:42 pm

As the previous posts mention, isothermal means constant temperature. Similarly there is also the term isobaric, which means constant pressure.

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