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Homework Help: Molar Specific Heat

  1. May 27, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    What si the difference between the molar specific heat at constant volume and at constant pressure?




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    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. May 28, 2010 #2

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    Please show the work you've done on the problem so far, then you'll likely get suggestions for continuing.
     
  4. May 28, 2010 #3
    This is a qualitative question not quantitative. But for some equations that do go with this are the following:
    Delta(E)=Q-W --First law of Thermodynamics
     
  5. May 28, 2010 #4

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    It would be a good idea to define both: the specific heat at constant volume, and the specific heat at constant pressure.
     
  6. May 28, 2010 #5
    Nevermind, I found the answer.
     
  7. May 28, 2010 #6

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    Would you be willing to share what you learned to help others with the same question?
     
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