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Heat capacity

  1. May 6, 2007 #1
    Im not sure I understand whet the term

    TV^gamma-1 means

    Can someone help?

    I understand that gamma itself is the heat ratio Cp/Cv is this right?
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  3. May 6, 2007 #2


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    I think it should be [tex]TV^{\gamma -1} = constant[/tex] for adiabatic process of an ideal gas. yes. [tex]\gamma = C_P/C_V[/tex]
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