Understanding Heat and Work

Understanding Heat and Work - -As work- If the system...

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Understanding Heat and Work Energy can flow into or out of the system through 2 different ways: -As heat -If heat flows out of the system we say the reaction is exothermic -If heat flows into the system we say it's endothermic
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Unformatted text preview: -As work- If the system expands against a pressure, it does work- If a pressure contracts the system, the surroundings do work on the system = + E Q W...
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course CHEM 152 taught by Professor Chiu during the Fall '08 term at University of Washington.

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