I came up with this question a while ago, and my Physics teacher and I just can't get the math to work.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Here it is:

A cylindrical container of base area A and height h holds some number of moles, n, of an ideal gas. One end of the container is movable, and a force F is applied to that end. If the rate of compression of the gas is constant, i.e. the derivative of h with respect to time is constant, and the process is adiabatic, what is the equation of F as a function of time?

If this isn't clear enough, let me know.

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# Adiabatic compression at a constant rate

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