Concept Question 1 (Albany State)

Will the kinetic energy of gas molecules change if you lift the piston adiabatically to a new position as shown?
  1. Yes, the molecules lose energy
  2. No, the energy remains the same
  3. Yes, the molecules gain energy from my work

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Contributors: K.C. Chan/S. Masih
Institution: Albany State University
Target Audience: Freshman Engineering/Science majors
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