Joint Entrance Examination/2000 Screening/Q019 expansion of ideal gas in three different paths

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Original Question by Dharav talk

Here's the question...

Starting with the same initial conditions, an ideal gas expands from volume V1 to V2 in three different ways, the work done by the gas is W1 if the process is purely isothermal, W2 if purely isobaric and W3 if purely adiabatic, then

  • (A) W2 > W1 > W3
  • (B) W2 > W3 > W1
  • (C) Wl > W2 > W3
  • (D) Wl > W3 > W2

Posted by Dharav talk 04:55, 18 August 2009 (UTC)

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