Problem 21.7: Find the entropy of an expansion
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There is a time delay-since the system must be in equilibrium-before the change of state occurs.
In this animation N = nR (i.e., kB = 1). This, then, gives the ideal gas law as PV = NT. Assume an ideal monatomic gas. Restart.
- Identify the thermodynamic process.
- Draw a TS diagram and calculate the change in entropy.
Problem authored by Anne J. Cox.