# Isothermal expansion !

ok i really dont understand this question, especially about finding the functions for the recompressed isothermal and about the recompression stuff, im just stuck

An ideal monatomic gas is expanded from initial volume V1 = 1 litre, P1 = 2atm, and T1 = 300K to a volume V2 = 2 litres, and P2 = 1atm. The expansion is performed along a straight line in the PV-diagram. It is then re-compressed isothermally to its original values. a) find the function P(V) describing the expansion b) find the function T(V) during the expansion c) at which volume is the temperature a maximum Tmax and what is the volume Vm at this maximium temperature Tmax? d) what is the work done, the change in internal energy and the heat taken in during the temperature increase T to Tmax? e) what are these values for the final part of the expansion Vm to V2? f) fint the efficiency

for the parts about work done and internal energy i think i know how to do those, by using formulas like dU=nCvdT, im just not sure

also does this question have anything to do with adiabatic processes? i dont think it does...but correct me if im wrong, thanks!

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