Isothermal Objects

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Isothermal Objects

Postby Sylvester_Foley_3G » Wed Jan 25, 2017 11:47 am


I was looking over my notes, and when I got to the definitions of what an open, closed, and isolated system are, I began to wonder. What would something that is Isothermal (Constant Temperature) be considered? Is it an open, closed, or isolated system?

Thank you in advance,

Sylvester :)

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Re: Isothermal Objects

Postby Park_DoHy_2F » Wed Jan 25, 2017 11:59 am

It can be any as long as the temperature is remained constant

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Re: Isothermal Objects

Postby samuelkharpatin2b » Mon Jan 30, 2017 3:35 pm

Any system, whether it be a open, closed or isolated system can be isothermal. Isothermal simply means constant temperature, and that can take place anywhere. Also, remember that under isothermal conditions, the delta(U) of a system is zero, and as a result q=-w.

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