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Unformatted text preview: U = KE. For an isothermal process, T = 0, meaning that KE = 0 (since KE=3/2 k B T) and that U = 0. Alternatively, U = q + w. Since the process is isothermal, as the system does work on the surroundings, it gains an equal amount of energy in the form of heat from the surroundings. q = -w and U = 0. 3. What thermodynamic parameter do you measure with a a) constant pressure calorimeter? (1 pt) H b) constant volume calorimeter? (1 pt) U...
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