## Thermodynamics B/C

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### Re: Thermodynamics B/C

What is the term for a process that occurs
a) at constant pressure?
b) at constant volume?
c) at constant temperature?
d) without transfer of heat in or out?
e) in a way such that the macrostates are constantly defined?
f) in a way such that the system can return to its exact previous state?
g) with no change of entropy?
h) as a series of multiple processes that put the system back to its original state?
i) with a constant PV^n where n is any real number?
a) isobaric
b)Isochoric
c)Isothermic
e)thermodynamic equilibrium
f)closed
g)reversible
h)thermodynamic
i)polytropic
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### Re: Thermodynamics B/C

What is the term for a process that occurs
a) at constant pressure?
b) at constant volume?
c) at constant temperature?
d) without transfer of heat in or out?
e) in a way such that the macrostates are constantly defined?
f) in a way such that the system can return to its exact previous state?
g) with no change of entropy?
h) as a series of multiple processes that put the system back to its original state?
i) with a constant PV^n where n is any real number?
a) isobaric
b)Isochoric
c)Isothermic
e)thermodynamic equilibrium
f)closed
g)reversible
h)thermodynamic
i)polytropic
`c is isothermal, e is quasistatic, f is reversible, g is isentropic, and h is cyclic.`

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### Re: Thermodynamics B/C

Two metal balls of equal mass, one made of aluminum and one made of iron are both at 80 degrees Celsius. They are both dropped into jars that contain equal amounts of water at 20 degrees Celsius. Thermal equilibrium is eventually reached in both jars. Which one of the following statements is true?
a)Both balls will reach the same final temperature
b)The aluminum ball will have a higher final temperature
c)The iron ball will have a higher final temperature
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### Re: Thermodynamics B/C

Two metal balls of equal mass, one made of aluminum and one made of iron are both at 80 degrees Celsius. They are both dropped into jars that contain equal amounts of water at 20 degrees Celsius. Thermal equilibrium is eventually reached in both jars. Which one of the following statements is true?
a)Both balls will reach the same final temperature
b)The aluminum ball will have a higher final temperature
c)The iron ball will have a higher final temperature
`b`

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### Re: Thermodynamics B/C

Two metal balls of equal mass, one made of aluminum and one made of iron are both at 80 degrees Celsius. They are both dropped into jars that contain equal amounts of water at 20 degrees Celsius. Thermal equilibrium is eventually reached in both jars. Which one of the following statements is true?
a)Both balls will reach the same final temperature
b)The aluminum ball will have a higher final temperature
c)The iron ball will have a higher final temperature
`b`
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### Re: Thermodynamics B/C

How is the van der Waals equation different from the ideal gas equation? Why?

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How is the van der Waals equation different from the ideal gas equation? Why?
The van der Waals equation is basically a correction for the ideal gas equation. The van der Waals equation takes into account intermolecular forces and molecular size
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How is the van der Waals equation different from the ideal gas equation? Why?
The van der Waals equation is basically a correction for the ideal gas equation. The van der Waals equation takes into account intermolecular forces and molecular size
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### Re: Thermodynamics B/C

Properties or quantities that depend on the path taken from the initial state to the final state are called _________?
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Properties or quantities that depend on the path taken from the initial state to the final state are called _________?
`Path or path-dependent functions`
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