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Why heat capacity at constant pressure is greater than heat capacity at constant volume?

Why heat capacity at constant pressure is greater than heat capacity at constant volume?

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Chetan Mandayam Nayakar
312 Points
10 years ago

in constant volume process, energy is needed only to increase temperature. In constant pressure process, energy is needed to increase temperature plus doing work in expanding against external pressure.

vishal lakha
16 Points
10 years ago

what a silly question...:pppppppppp

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