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Using Cv and Cp

Posted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:13 pm
by JesseAuLec1Dis1G
When calculating entropy do we always use Cv for constant volume and Cp for constant pressure?

Re: Using Cv and Cp

Posted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:58 pm
by Alex Tchekanov Dis 2k
Yes, but most of the time I believe the question will refer to Cv

Re: Using Cv and Cp

Posted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:11 pm
by Abigail_Hagen2G
Cv is for constant volume and Cp is for constant pressure, yes.

Re: Using Cv and Cp

Posted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:17 pm
by 105335337
Constant volume uses Cv and Constant pressure uses Cp. Cv is normally used though.

Re: Using Cv and Cp

Posted: Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:04 am
by Hope Hyland 2D
How do we know when to use Cv, and when to use Cp?