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ideal gas

n.
A gas that, when kept at a constant temperature, would obey gas laws exactly. No known gas is an ideal gas.
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The dynamic pressure loading used in the model is thus deduced from the ideal gases law and uses the approach presented in this work for external virtual work:
Eleven appendices are included containing topics such as the thermodynamic and the transport properties of saturated water and steam, examples of Lennard-Jones potential model constants for selected molecules, and properties of selected ideal gases at 1 atmosphere.
Also new is a discussion of acetylene combustion and a numerical explanation for the expansion of ideal gases.