An experimental method for measuring the temperature change undergone by a gas during an adiabatic expansion is discussed. The experiment makes use of a thermistor as the temperature-measuring device. The procedure gives agreement within one to two percent of the theoretical values.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
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Schoolman, Stephen A. and McBlain, David A.
"The Measurement of Temperature Change in an Adiabatic Expansion,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science: Vol. 68:
, Article 61.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/pias/vol68/iss1/61