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Homework Help: Phase diagram question

  1. Jan 10, 2010 #1
    When looking at a phase diagram and the effect of an increase or decrease in pressure- are we assuming that work is being done on the system?
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  3. Jan 11, 2010 #2


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    Yes, work is done whenever the pressure is changed around any real material.
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