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Postby Karina Kong 2H » Sun Feb 09, 2020 11:54 pm

When do we use Cv vs Cp?

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Re: Cv

Postby Venus_Hagan 2L » Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:10 am

Cv is at constant volume and Cp is at constant pressure

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Re: Cv

Postby Tiffany Chao 2H » Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:38 am

Constant pressure may also be called isobaric and constant volume may be called isochoric.

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Re: Cv

Postby Sanjana K - 2F » Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:57 am

I think they'll be provided on the formula sheet but here are the formulas you'd use anyways:
Ideal gas: Cp = (5/2)R
Ideal gas: Cv = (3/2)R

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