What is the expression of a polytropic process?

Sharad Jaiswal
Sharad Jaiswal

Posted On: Nov 18, 2020

 

The polytropic process is the process that involves the transfer of heat and describes the compression and expansion of gas. The expression of the polytropic process can be defined by the mentioned equation

pVn = constant

P stands for pressure

V stands for volume and

n stands for a polytropic index where values range from 0 to ∞.

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