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MalcolmTucker



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PostSubject: Points outside the vapor dome   Tue Oct 30, 2012 5:35 pm

You mentioned in office hours how the curve outside the vapor dome should be non-linear (line 2 --> 8 and 7-->1). But despite using as many points as we could (by inputting S values in the appropriate range in the program) we still get curves that appear to be very linear. How do we proceed?
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PostSubject: Re: Points outside the vapor dome   Tue Oct 30, 2012 11:54 pm

Depending on which isobar you are at, it's not necessarily going to be a very pronounced curve, but it definitely shouldn't be exactly a straight line either. If you are using the thermodynamic software correctly then it shouldn't lead you astray...you can always look up examples in a textbook or online if you are curious exactly how much of a curvature there should be to the isobars (it might not be as much as you are thinking there should be).
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