Isothermal Reversible


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LNgo 1G
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Isothermal Reversible

Postby LNgo 1G » Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:12 pm

Are reversible processes always isothermal?

Shannon Asay 1C
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Re: Isothermal Reversible

Postby Shannon Asay 1C » Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:15 pm

I believe so, because all the equations we learned for reversible reactions relied on there being no change in temperature with the surroundings.

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Re: Isothermal Reversible

Postby KaleenaJezycki_1I » Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:17 pm

Yes, I believe so and that's why it always says isothermal reversible reaction. I don't think you will see it just say reversible without saying isothermal or constant temperature explicitly stated.

Bryan Chen 1H
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Re: Isothermal Reversible

Postby Bryan Chen 1H » Wed Feb 12, 2020 5:00 pm

maybe there are exceptions but i think for this class and the midterms isothermal is always reversible

Hui Qiao Wu 1I
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Re: Isothermal Reversible

Postby Hui Qiao Wu 1I » Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:54 pm

I remember a UA mentioned that isothermal is always reversible but reversible does not always mean isothermal; I think that is what he said.

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Re: Isothermal Reversible

Postby Sally Qiu 2E » Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:09 pm

i think isothermal always means reversible but not necessarily the other way around

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Re: Isothermal Reversible

Postby Jaci Glassick 2G » Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:41 pm

There might be some times in which a reversible reaction is not isothermal but I'm pretty sure we'll only be asked about isothermal reversible.

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