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Isothis, Isothat  how the PV diagram should look 
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#1
Feb114, 07:34 PM

PF Gold
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Hello,
I am having difficulties in my study of thermodynamics to keep all of these Iso's in order. What I mean is, how the PV diagram should look for isothermal, isobaric, isochoric, and adiabatic processes, as well as expressions for Q and W for all of these processes, and in general the conceptual effects of changing T and P for all of these processes. It's a bit overwhelming right now to think of how all these things interact when something is held constant in a box full of ideal gas and one other factor is changed, to determine other changes. Any tips for those who have the material mastered? Thank you 


#2
Feb114, 08:21 PM

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I so think that you should derive the equations from first principles and graph them out.
And this: http://hyperphysics.phyastr.gsu.edu...iagcon.html#c1 (click on the bubbles in the mind map) 


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Feb314, 09:29 AM

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Also, try to google them.



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