Thermodynamic Energy Equation
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Thermodynamic Energy Equation
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The mathematical statement of the concept of conservation
of energy embodied in the first
law of thermodynamics. For reversible processes of a perfect gas, it may
where pQ is the rate of energy addition per unit volume by heating (including the effects of radiation, molecular conduction, condensation water vapor, and the generation of heat by friction); T is the Kelvin temperature; c_{v} is the specific heat at constant volume; p is pressure; and ρ is density. See energy equation. [[/a>|/a> ]]
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This article is based on NASA's Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use