I have been asked a question on using the first law of thermodynamics to explain why adiabatic processes are fast, and isothermal are slow. I know why they are fast and slow respectively.
-Adiabatic is fast so there is not enough time to let heat in and out. and dQ=0
-Isothermal is slow so there is time for it to adjust to temperature variations. and dT=0
but im unsure how using that equation will tell me the time, or why they take faster or slower, any help would be greatly appreciated
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First law of thermodynamic / adiabatic and isothermal change question watch
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- 10-11-2017 14:34
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- 10-11-2017 14:36
There is no time variable there, so I don't know why you are trying to accomplish this?