ideal gas law


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ideal gas law

[īdē′əl]
Etymology: Gk, idea, form, chaos, gas; AS, lagu, law
the rule that PV = nRT, with the product of pressure (P) and volume (V) equal to the product of the number of moles of gas (n), absolute temperature (T), and a gas constant (R).
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Therefore, the ideal gas law is more practical and appropriate for estimating the pressure-volume relationship in expansion tanks.
Solving the ideal gas law in the differential form for the pressure changing and inserting eq.
The values shown in tables 6 and 7 are the average distance from the bottom of that range; a negative value indicates that it is below the value implied by the Ideal Gas Law.
Using the quaternary Mg-V-Ni system as the model "large hydriding enthalpy" alloys, we have shown that significant overestimates of uptake and desorption of hydrogen can be made, if the reaction kinetics data is generated using only the ideal gas law model.
One formulation can be converted into another using the definitions of density, internal energy, and the ideal gas law.
Just as the discovery of the ideal gas law led to the creation of engines and automobiles, Nemenman believes that such simple biochemical aggregates could drive advancements in health.
Assuming applicability of the ideal gas law, the accumulation process is described starting from the mass balance in a differential length dx of the tube:
The authors (University of Connecticut) cover reactions in aqueous solutions, the ideal gas law, electron arrangements, rate of reaction, acid-base solutions, and complex ions.
The international temperature scales reflect absolute zero as a "point" rather than as a singularity because they are based at low temperatures on the ideal gas law, which is indifferent to the meaning of temperature (20).
For example, suppose we express the ideal gas law (where n is the number of moles of a gas sample, V its volume, P its pressure, T its temperature, and r a constant) as: