ch20-p014 - 14(a It is possible to motivate starting from...

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14. (a) It is possible to motivate, starting from Eq. 20-3, the notion that heat may be found from the integral (or “area under the curve”) of a curve in a TS diagram, such as this one. Either from calculus, or from geometry (area of a trapezoid), it is straightforward to find the result for a “straight-line” path in the TS diagram: straight + = 2 §· Δ ¨¸ ©¹ if TT QS which could, in fact, be directly motivated from Eq. 20-3 (but it is important to bear in mind that this is rigorously true only for a process which forms a straight line in a graph
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course PHY 2049 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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