# Thermodynamic derivation of heat capacity

1. Dec 11, 2011

### tarletontexan

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

cp=cv+TV?^2/?

2. Relevant equations

cp=T/N($\partialS$/$\partialT$)p
3. The attempt at a solution
I have the equation, just not sure how to apply it? Any help would be appreciated

2. Dec 11, 2011

### Andrew Mason

I am not sure what the question is. Are we dealing with an ideal gas?

AM

3. Dec 11, 2011

### tarletontexan

yes, I know that there are several maxwell relations to get to the solution I just dont know how to apply them.

4. Dec 12, 2011