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Homework Help: (Thermo) Show that in a Reversible Adiabatic process

  1. Sep 24, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Show that in a reversible adiabatic process, for 1 mole of ideal gas




    2. Relevant equations
    Listed above.

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Frankly, I don't really understand what I'm being asked to do.
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  3. Sep 24, 2012 #2


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    It simply meant to ask that PVγ is constant for a reversible adiabatic process. Actually, the question is asking to prove that the adiabatic processes follows this trend, just like PV=constant for isothermal processes.

    Try the question. A good one indeed.
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