Using Cv and Cp

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JesseAuLec1Dis1G
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Using Cv and Cp

Postby JesseAuLec1Dis1G » Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:13 pm

When calculating entropy do we always use Cv for constant volume and Cp for constant pressure?

Alex Tchekanov Dis 2k
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Re: Using Cv and Cp

Postby Alex Tchekanov Dis 2k » Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:58 pm

Yes, but most of the time I believe the question will refer to Cv

Abigail_Hagen2G
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Re: Using Cv and Cp

Postby Abigail_Hagen2G » Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:11 pm

Cv is for constant volume and Cp is for constant pressure, yes.

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Re: Using Cv and Cp

Postby 105335337 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:17 pm

Constant volume uses Cv and Constant pressure uses Cp. Cv is normally used though.

Hope Hyland 2D
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Re: Using Cv and Cp

Postby Hope Hyland 2D » Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:04 am

How do we know when to use Cv, and when to use Cp?


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