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INTERNAL ENERGY

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Formula name

INTERNAL ENERGY

Description

internal energy of an ideal gas

Syntax

/* This formula computes the internal energy of an ideal gas. */
/* c_v: dimensionless heat capacity of an ideal gas */
/* n: number of moles of the gas */
/* T: temperature of the gas in Kelvin */
U = c_v *n* [R]*T

Notes

The internal energy is the total amount of energy stored in a system.

Category / Subcategory

Physics / Thermodynamics

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