Adiabatic vs. Isochoric

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eden tefera 2B
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Adiabatic vs. Isochoric

Postby eden tefera 2B » Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:49 pm

What is the difference between adiabatic and isochoric?

Sarah Fatkin 4I
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Re: Adiabatic vs. Isochoric

Postby Sarah Fatkin 4I » Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:52 pm

Adiabatic systems have constant temperature. Isochoric systems have constant volume.

Jocelyne Milke 1G
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Re: Adiabatic vs. Isochoric

Postby Jocelyne Milke 1G » Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:47 am

Since isochoric systems are at constant volume there is no work being done so internal energy (delta U) is equal to q. Adiabatic means there is no heat and internal energy is equal to w.


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