Thermodynamic Process

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A Thermodynamic Process is a Thermodynamic System that is a process (proceeding from an initial state to a final state).



References

2014

  • (Wikipedia, 2014) ⇒ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/thermodynamic_process Retrieved:2014-6-6.
    • A thermodynamic process is the energetic development of a thermodynamic system proceeding from an initial state to a final state. Paths through the space of thermodynamic variables are often specified by holding certain thermodynamic variables constant. A state function is a thermodynamic variable which depends only on the current state of the system, not the path taken to reach that state. Conversely a process function does depend on the path.