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Constant term in the adiabatic equation 
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Jan513, 12:45 AM

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Hi there! I am working on a project that requires some idea of adiabatic processes. I know the basics of the said topic and I'm currently stuck with the reversible adiabatic equation PV^(gamma)=constant.. and want to know what is the constant term i.e. on what parameters it depends and what is its mathematical equation? Kindly help me if you can...



#2
Jan513, 08:35 AM

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It is a constant,right.Then why should it depend on anything.



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Jan513, 10:05 AM

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[tex]PV^{\gamma}=P_1V_1^{\gamma}[/tex]
where P_{1} and V_{1} are the initial pressure and volume. 


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Jan613, 01:02 AM

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Constant term in the adiabatic equation



#5
Jan613, 01:21 AM

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well,for adiabatic process it means that if system is going under adiabatic change then that Pv^gamma would not change.



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