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Iso-this, Iso-that - how the PV diagram should look

  1. Feb 1, 2014 #1


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    I am having difficulties in my study of thermodynamics to keep all of these Iso's in order. What I mean is, how the PV diagram should look for isothermal, isobaric, isochoric, and adiabatic processes, as well as expressions for Q and W for all of these processes, and in general the conceptual effects of changing T and P for all of these processes.

    It's a bit overwhelming right now to think of how all these things interact when something is held constant in a box full of ideal gas and one other factor is changed, to determine other changes.

    Any tips for those who have the material mastered?

    Thank you
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  4. Feb 3, 2014 #3
    Also, try to google them.
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