I know that work is the integral of - PdV but I can't seem to get the right answer. Can you help?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 18, 2018, 3:59 pm ad1c9bdddf
P = alpha V ^2
Work done = integral of P dV = integral of alpha V ^2 dV = alpha x ...
The solution calculates work done on the expanded gas.