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delta H for Isothermal Reversible Expansion

Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:15 am
by Lily Guo 1D
Is it possible to find delta H for an isothermal reversible expansion?

Re: delta H for Isothermal Reversible Expansion  [ENDORSED]

Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:50 am
by Chem_Mod
Yes. You must use H = U + PV and differentiate. However, for ideal gases, enthalpy is strictly a function of temperature and thus it is zero for isothermal processes.