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The volume of 1 mole of an ideal, monoatomic gas which is initially at 2 atm, 25"C, and 12.2L is doubled by the following paths:

a) isothermal expansion;

b) adiabatic expansion;

c) expansion along a path defined by P=0. 2V+b, where p is in atm, Vis in L/mol, and b is a constant.

Assume that all paths are reversible, Calculate the final pressure for each path.

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This solution offers step-wise calculations for some thermodynamics problems. A system is examined having isothermal expansion, adiabatic expansion, expansion along a path defined by P=0 and assuming reversible paths. The final pressure for each path is determined.

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State functions and heat capacities for ideal gases
The volume of 1 mole of an ideal , monoatomic gas which is initially at 2 atm , 25"C, and 12.2L is doubled by the following paths:
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