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(a) Determine the work done on a fluid that expands from i to f as indicated in Figure P12.10. (b) How much work is done on the fluid if it is compressed from f to i along the same path?

P (Pa)
6х 106
4 × 10®
2 x 106
V (m³)
2
Figure P12.10
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P (Pa) 6х 106 4 × 10® 2 x 106 V (m³) 2 Figure P12.10

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The PV diagram of the fluid is,

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The area under the graph in a PV diagram is equal in magnitude to the work done on the fluid. If the ...

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