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Formula Adiabatic Process Temperature before    Volume before    Adiabatic index    Temperature after    Volume after

Formula
Formula: Adiabatic Process
Adiabatic Process in a Temperature-Volume Graph

Temperature before

Unit
Absolute temperature of the ideal gas BEFORE the adiabatic process.

Volume before

Unit
Volume of the ideal gas BEFORE the adiabatic process.

Adiabatic index

Unit
Adiabatic index (also called heat capacity ratio) is the quotient of thermal capacities at constant pressure \( c_{\small{\Pi}} \) and volume \( c_{\small{\text V}} \).

For example, for monatomic gas: \( \gamma ~=~ \frac{5}{3} \).

Temperature after

Unit
Absolute temperature of the ideal gas AFTER the adiabatic process.

Volume after

Unit
Volume of the ideal gas AFTER the adiabatic process.