Physical Chemistry

2nd Edition
Ball + 3 others
Publisher: Wadsworth Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781133958437



Physical Chemistry

2nd Edition
Ball + 3 others
Publisher: Wadsworth Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781133958437
Chapter 2, Problem 2.46E
Textbook Problem

Define isobaric, isochoric, isenthalpic, and isothermal. Can a change in a gaseous system be isobaric, isochoric, and isothermal at the same time? Why or why not?

Interpretation Introduction


To define isobaric, isochoric, isenthalpic, and isothermal and explain what change in a gaseous system be isobaric, isochoric, and isothermal at the same time.

Concept introduction:

The word ‘Thermodynamic’ means flow of heat. It is subject to deals with energy, changes accompanying all types of physical and chemical process. The thermodynamic process is the operation by which a system changes from one state to other state. It is of many types. Isobaric, isochoric, isenthalpic, and isothermal are types of thermodynamic process.

Explanation of Solution

Isobaric: it is a process in which the pressure is held constant (ΔP = 0).

Isochoric: An isochoric system is one in which volume is held constant (ΔV = 0).

Isenthalpic: it is a process in which there is no transfer of heat energy to or from the surroundings as if the system were surrounded by a perfect insulator i...

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