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Homework Help: Work done and thermo?

  1. Jul 15, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Calculate the work done by an external agent in compressing 1.12 mole of oxygen from a volume of 22.4 litre and 1.32 atm pressure to 153 lit at same temperature.


    2. Relevant equations

    related to thermodynamics.

    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Jul 15, 2010 #2

    kuruman

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    Can you be more specific?
     
  4. Jul 17, 2010 #3
    i think this will work W = nRT log (Vf/Vi)... is it correct... taking T is constant. for isothermal
     
  5. Jul 17, 2010 #4

    kuruman

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    It will work. Use it.
     
  6. Jul 18, 2010 #5
    ok thanks
     
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