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Two subsystems with thermodynamic parameters (P1,V1,T1) and (P2,V2,T2) are separated by a movable diathermal wall Find the relation if any between the thermodynamic co-ordinates when they attain equilibrium.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

What I understand is at the thermodynamic equilibrium point the temperature of the system (and hence for both the subsystems) will be the same,T'1=T'2= T.The piston will mobe a bit and the two pressures P'1 and P'2 will be equal to each other as well.The volumes will be changed...

But are there any more subtle point that I am missing?There are no more conditions given...

Should it be anything like this:

(P'1*v'1/T)=(P'2*v'2/T) and hence, v'1=v'2?

where v'1 and v'2 are the specific volumes...

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# Homework Help: Thermodynamics problem

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