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Thermodynamic Work

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Hi,

How can I find the thermodynamic work from
dw=Pdv

if P, Vand T are not constants?
what if I knew that dp/dv is a constant in this case?
 

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Redbelly98
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You need to express P as a function of V first. Then you can evaluate the integral,

W = ∫ P dV
 

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