isochoric/isometric: $\Delta V = 0$
isothermal: $\Delta T = 0$
isobaric: $\Delta P = 0$

Emily Tam 1k
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when a system is adiabatic, does that mean no heat is being introduced into the system or does it mean that there is no existing heat at all inside the system?

Noah Cook 3O
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It just means that the heat is constant, there will always be some level of heat within a system. Here it just doesnt change.

Douglas Nguyen 2J
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No heat is gained or lost by the system, so q=o and delta U = w.

Samantha Pacheco 2K
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Adiabatic means there is no heat flow, no heat is being transferred between the system and the surroundings

MariahClark 2F
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It means that there it no additional heat being transferred between or within the system. There could already be heat in there to begin with but it will not change.

paytonm1H
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adiabatic means no heat exchange (but there can he heat already stored in the system, there is just no heat loss or gain). in an adiabatic system, q=0

Lisa Werner 2F
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it means that q=0, so delta=w. it will usually be specified in the problem.

Jacqueline Duong 1H
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Adiabatic is when q=0, so that would mean that there is no transfer of heat.

Anthony Hatashita 4H
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Adiabatic means there is no heat exchange, however there can already be heat within the system.

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Adiabatic means that there is no heat transfer

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