Heat and path taken

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Heat and path taken

Postby Jessica Tsui 1H » Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:00 pm

How does heat depend on the "path taken"?

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Re: Heat and path taken

Postby Chem_Mod » Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:05 pm

Heat is the energy transferred between the system and the surroundings during some process. The amount that transfers does depend on how the process happens and is therefore not a state function.


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