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What is (Subject: Thermodynamics)

  1. Sep 22, 2008 #1
    What is the interpretation of enthalpy in an isothermic system?

    I ask as I am trying to understand what [tex]\int p d\left(\frac{1}{\rho}\right) [/tex] means in the context of a Lagrangian fluid.
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  3. Sep 22, 2008 #2


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    Enthalpy is the total energy in the system, plus the work required to move the surrounding environment out of the way: H=U+PV.
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