Physical Chemistry : Work

Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Work

Argon gas is confined in a  container at . What is the work done if the gas expands against an external pressure of  to a volume of

Explanation:

The work () done by a system is:

with  and

Plugging the values given into the work equation gives:

Example Question #2 : Work

Argon gas is confined in a  at . What is the work done if the gas expands against an external pressure of  to a volume of