Identify Reversible and Irreversible Expansion and Compression
In this simulation, the user identifies isothermal, reversible-adiabatic, and irreversible-adiabatic processes of an ideal gas in a step-by-step procedure. Upon starting and whenever “new problem” is selected, the simulation selects either an expansion or a compression process, and either a pressure-temperature or pressure-volume diagram. Select your answer from the possible options (a, b, c, d, e) and then select “show solution” to see the correct answer. The “hint” button provides a hint for each step, and once “show solution” is selected, the user cannot go back.
This simulation was made at the University of Colorado Boulder, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. Author: Neil Hendren
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