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There is a time delay—since the system must be in equilibrium—before the change of state occurs.
In this animation N = nR (i.e., kB = 1). This, then, gives the ideal gas law as PV = NT. Assume an ideal monatomic gas. Restart.
Problem authored by Anne J. Cox.
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