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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

/* 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

### Creator

pbrodmann@brodmann.biz

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### Tags

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