State the effect of the following processes on the total energy content of the system
(i) Work done by the system
(ii) Heat transferred to the surroundings

Asked by Topperlearning User | 13th Aug, 2014, 01:15: PM

Expert Answer:

i) Work done by the system is negative i.e. the total energy content of the system decreases.
ii) When heat is transferred to the surroundings the total energy content of the system decreases.

Answered by  | 13th Aug, 2014, 03:15: PM