This item is an annotated homework problem for introductory physics students relating to the amount of work done by, or on, an ideal gas. The author provides explicit explanations of the steps required to solve for net work during four stages involving isobaric and non-isobaric processes.
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%0 Electronic Source %A Maloney, David %D August 3, 2007 %T David Maloney's Physics Examples: Thermo Example 4-Work Done by Ideal Gas %V 2017 %N 20 February 2017 %8 August 3, 2007 %9 text/html %U http://users.ipfw.edu/maloney/thermoex4.html
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