Category: thermodynamics

Chemistry, thermodynamics: temperature increase caused by compression, continued

The tutor looks more specifically into the effect of compression on gas temperature. In my January 20 post I began about thermodynamics and the effect of compressing a gas. Today, I’ll give more specific coverage. The temperature rise a gas

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Thermodynamics: first law, with compression of a gas

The tutor begins about thermodynamics with the example of compressing a gas. Thermodynamics is the analysis of energy – particularly, how it moves and/or changes form. The First Law of Thermodynamics is the Law of Conservation of Energy: Energy cannot

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