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

Jesse_torres2H
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What exactly does it mean when a system is adiabatic?

Kaylin Krahn 1I
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it is thermally insulated. heat does not enter or leave the system

Maria1E
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Heat does not enter or leave the system, so q = 0. Therefore, delta U is equal to w (work).

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