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Name: The First Law of Thermodynamics and Some Simple Processes
ID: m42233
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Describe the processes of a simple heat engine.
  • Explain the differences among the simple thermodynamic processes—isobaric, isochoric, isothermal, and adiabatic.
  • Calculate total work done in a cyclical thermodynamic process.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Adiabatic, Cyclical process, Heat engine, Isobaric, Isochoric, Isothermal, PV diagram, Reversible process, Thermodynamic process
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.5 (history)
First publication date: Dec 29, 2011 1:50 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Jun 20, 2012 10:01 am +0000

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Version: 1.5 Jun 20, 2012 10:01 am +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.4 Jun 13, 2012 2:06 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.3 Jun 6, 2012 1:25 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.2 May 11, 2012 10:32 am +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.1 Dec 29, 2011 1:50 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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