state functions?

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davidryan3f
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state functions?

Postby davidryan3f » Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:51 pm

Ould someone explain what exactly a state function is?

Alana Sur 3B
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Re: state functions?

Postby Alana Sur 3B » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:20 pm

state functions do not depend on the path to obtain that state - only the final and initial values matter. Energy, pressure, temperature are examples of state functions

sharonvivianv
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Re: state functions?

Postby sharonvivianv » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:36 pm

Work would not be considered a stat function because the we need the information in between. Work is a path function.


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