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Isobaric Expansion

  1. Oct 22, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Describe what is meant by the term "Isobaric expansion".


    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
    I've been all through my text book and the web trying to find a "proper" definition.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 22, 2011 #2
    isobaric means constant pressure, and well expansion means to increase in size/volume

    To keep pressure constant volume has to increase which means energy has to increase so temperature has to increase.

    Q = CpΔT
     
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