Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (MCQs)

In case of an __________ process, the temperature of the system increases.

  • A. Isothermal compression
  • B. Isothermal expansion
  • C. Adiabatic expansion
  • D. Adiabatic compression
Answer: Option D.
Explanation: 
During adiabatic compression the temperature of the gas increases because the work done on the system leads to increase in internal energy and there by increasing its temperature.

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