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Assignment 2

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Unformatted text preview: liters to a volume of 22.4 liters at 200C ? 4) A stationary vertical cylinder, closed at the top, contains a gas whose volume may be changed with the aid of a heavy, frictionless piston of weight w. a) How much work is done by the external force in compressing the gas by an amount by raising the piston a distance ? b) If this device is used as part of an engine, what expression is appropriate to calculate the net work delivered to or received from the surrounding? c) If this device is used only to produce temperature changes of the gas, what expressi...
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2010 for the course PHYS 253 taught by Professor Petergrutter during the Fall '10 term at McGill.

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