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Chapter 9, Problem 6E
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Explain the first law of thermodynamics and its implications for energy use.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The first law of thermodynamics and its implication for energy use is to be determined.

Concept introduction:

Energy is the capacity to do work. The SI unit of energy is joule.

According to the law of conservation of energy, energy can neither be created nor destroyed, but it can be converted from one form to another.

Explanation of Solution

Thermodynamics is the study of energy and the transformation of energy. The first law of thermodynamics states that energy can neither be created nor destroyed, but can be transferred from the system to the surroundings. The amount of energy remains constant and cannot be changed...

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