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Adiabatic expansion

  1. Mar 22, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

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    3. The attempt at a solution

    I'm having trouble where they multiply (101,000 by 1.5 m3)5/3

    I get 151,500 Pa*m5
    not 199,000 Pa*m5
     

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  3. Mar 22, 2012 #2

    Andrew Mason

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    The adiabatic condition is:

    [itex]PV^\gamma = K[/itex] which means [itex]P^1 \times V^\gamma = K[/itex]

    Since [itex]\gamma = 5/3[/itex], and V = 1.5, [itex]V^\gamma = 1.5^{5/3} = 1.97[/itex]

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