This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: which the properties are assumed to be uniform. If the state of a system changes, then it is undergoing a process . The succession of states through which the system passes defines the path of the process. If, at the end of the process, the properties have returned to their original values, the system has undergone a cyclic process . Note that although the system has returned to its original state, the state of the surroundings may have changed. Muddy points Specific properties (MP 0.1) What is the difference between extensive and intensive properties? (MP 0.2)...
View Full Document
- Fall '10