Partially Emptying a Tank Containing an Ideal Gas

1. Feb 28, 2008

orangbulu

HI i need help for one of my homework problems.

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2. Oct 23, 2008

confuted

I'll give you a small hint: the phrase "the gas quickly escapes" implies that the process is adiabatic - that is, no heat is exchanged between the system and the environment.

What have you done on the problem so far?