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Asked Sep 21, 2019

A chamber is divided equally into two parts by a membrane. One side contains Hydrogen, H_{2}, at a pressure of 200 kPa and temperature of 300 K, and the other side is evacuated (a perfect vacuum). The total chamber volume is 0.005 m^{3}. At time t = 0, the membrane ruptures and the hydrogen expands freely into the evacuated side. The chamber can be considered adiabatic (i.e. perfectly insulated). Find the final values of the temperature and pressure.

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Given information:

Chamber is divided into two equal parts.

Initial pressure of hydrogen P1 = 200 kPa

Initial temperature T1 = 300 K

Total volume of the chamber is ...

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