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This is an annotated homework problem involving an ideal gas contained in a cylinder with a movable piston.  The author provides explicit explanation of isothermal, adiabatic, isobaric, and isochoric processes as students are guided to solve for a number of unknowns.  *NOTE* -- Part 2 of this problem may be seen by clicking the link in Related Materials on this page.  Look for the title "Thermo Example 5".
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Thermo & Stat Mech
- First Law
= Adiabatic Processes
- Models
= Ideal Gas
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
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D. Maloney, (2001), WWW Document, (http://users.ipfw.edu/maloney/thermoex3.html).
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D. Maloney, David Maloney's Physics Examples: Thermo Example 3-Ideal Gas Behavior, (2001), <http://users.ipfw.edu/maloney/thermoex3.html>.
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Maloney, D. (2007, August 3). David Maloney's Physics Examples: Thermo Example 3-Ideal Gas Behavior. Retrieved November 25, 2014, from http://users.ipfw.edu/maloney/thermoex3.html
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Maloney, David. David Maloney's Physics Examples: Thermo Example 3-Ideal Gas Behavior. August 3, 2007. http://users.ipfw.edu/maloney/thermoex3.html (accessed 25 November 2014).
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Maloney, David. David Maloney's Physics Examples: Thermo Example 3-Ideal Gas Behavior. 2001. 3 Aug. 2007. 25 Nov. 2014 <http://users.ipfw.edu/maloney/thermoex3.html>.
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David Maloney's Physics Examples: Thermo Example 3-Ideal Gas Behavior:

Accompanies David Maloney's Physics Examples: Thermo Example 5-Internal Energy and Heat Exchange

This problem is an extension of Thermo Example 3.  Students are further guided in calculating the change in internal energy and amount of heat exchange in the same system.

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Is Part Of David Maloney's Physics Examples

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