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I Calculate temperature after adiabatic compression of He

  1. Jan 28, 2017 #1
    Question: find the temperature of Helium gas compressed from 1 atm and 300K to 10 atm.

    Internal energy of diatomic Helium gas is U = 5/2 n kT since it's diatomic.

    Also, P = nkT

    Since n and k are constants, and pressure is ten times greater, does that mean that temperature is also ten times greater (so 3000K)?
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