1. Not finding help here? Sign up for a free 30min tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Working out the cp cv difference for van der waals equation

  1. Feb 5, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    I've put all the information on the picture as i already created on there in an attempt to help brain storm some ideas that didn't work ...

    http://dl.dropbox.com/u/48169762/Capture.PNG [Broken]
    2. Relevant equations

    All on picture :)
    http://dl.dropbox.com/u/48169762/Capture.PNG [Broken]

    3. The attempt at a solution

    Working out [itex]\frac{\partial V}{\partial T}[/itex] via its inverse first - but it didn't work (extremly messy given pressure substitutions etc.) - as explainedd on the picture.

    Any guidence is much appreciated!
     
    Last edited by a moderator: May 5, 2017
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 5, 2012 #2
    Ok, I've had another look at this problem and i'm still struggling, here's my idea:

    [PLAIN]http://dl.dropbox.com/u/48169762/Capture3.PNG [Broken]
     
    Last edited by a moderator: May 5, 2017
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Similar Discussions: Working out the cp cv difference for van der waals equation
  1. Van Der-Waals forces. (Replies: 0)

Loading...