Unformatted text preview: hint: using Table A-1 and A-16, Figure A-15 3. Reconsider problem 2. Solve the problem using EES. 4. What is the physical significance of the two constants (i.e. a, b) that appear in the van der Waals equation of state? On what basis are they determined? van der Waals equation of state: 2 ( )( ) a P v b RT v 5. Calculate the total work, in Btu, produced by the process of following figure. Due Monday June 21, 2010 10:00 AM P (psia) V (ft 3 ) 200 1 2 4 400 2...
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- Summer '07
- Thermodynamics, Ideal gas equation, m3 piston- cylinder