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Work in isothermal process

  1. Aug 11, 2009 #1
    i was told that w= p dv

    but how come w= pv dv in a isothermal process??
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  3. Aug 11, 2009 #2
    You were told wrong the first equation being correct for an infinitessimal change.
  4. Aug 11, 2009 #3


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    Actually, w = p dv
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