State two conditions of a reversible process. What is a quasi-static process?
Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM
(i) The process should take place very slowly, so that it satisfies the following requirements :
(a) The system should be in thermal equilibrium.
(b) The system should be in mechanical equilibrium.
(c) The system should be in chemical equilibrium.
(ii) There should be no fricitional losses.
A process in which the system passes through a continuous sequence of equilibrium states is said to be quasi-static, i.e., apparently static.
Answered by | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM
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