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Change In Internal Energy

Posted: Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:01 pm
by Semi Yoon
How do you know when the change in internal energy is equal to 0? Does it depend on if the system is open, closed, or isolated?

Re: Change In Internal Energy

Posted: Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:15 pm
by WilliamNguyen_4L
If the temperature doesn't change then the internal energy can't change. Delta U would be equal to 0 in an isothermal system.