During the compression stroke of a certain gasoline engine, the pressure increases from 1.00 atm to 20.3 atm. Assume that the process is adiabatic and the gas is ideal with (gamma)= 1.40.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

(a) By what factor does the volume change?

Vfinal = (ans)*Vinitial

(b) By what factor does the temperature change (when expressed using an absolute scale)?

Tfinal =(ans) * Tinitial

(c) If the compression starts with 0.0160 mole of gas at 27.5°C, find the values of Q, W, and Eint that characterize the process.

I know the relationship is described by PV^(gamma)=constant but am clueless on how to apply this to get the answers.

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# Homework Help: Adiabatic Process for an Ideal Gas

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