(a) Calculate the change in entropy of an ideal gas [for which p = nRT/V]
when its volume is doubled at fixed temperature and number of molecules.
(b) Repeat the calculation for a van der Waals gas
[ for which p = nRT/(V–nb) – a (n/V)^2 ]
(c) Give a physical explanation for the difference between the two.
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