# Thermodynamics singlestep - multistep gas compression

1. Mar 28, 2012

### the-ever-kid

When there is a change in the volume of a gas either compression or expansion and if it is carried out in multi step or single step stages is the work $W_{a\rightarrow{b}} = W_{a\rightarrow{c}} + W_{c\rightarrow{b}}$

2. Mar 28, 2012