(Thermo) Show that in a Reversible Adiabatic process

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Homework Statement


Show that in a reversible adiabatic process, for 1 mole of ideal gas

P1V1γ=P2V2γ

Where,

γ=CP/CV


Homework Equations


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The Attempt at a Solution


Frankly, I don't really understand what I'm being asked to do.
 

Answers and Replies

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AGNuke
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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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