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Ch. 5 Gases

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Ch. 5 Gases Chem 110

Alyssa Weisblatt
Loyola Marymount University

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Covers types of gases, pressure, simple gas laws, ideal gas laws, gas mixtures, kinetic molecular theory of gases, root mean square speed, diffusion, effusion, and real gases
General Chemistry I
Dr. Jennifer Casey
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Date Created: 10/07/16
Ch. 5 Gases Gases have low density  Common gases: noble gases, colored red on the periodic table, CO, CO₂, H₂O, NO, NO₂ Covalent/molecular compounds Pressure: P=F/A F= force A=area atm= atmosphere 760mmHg = 1 atm 1 atm= 101,325 Pa Pa= Pascal (mmHg= mm of Mercury) Ex: P=6.82 x 10³ mmHg, Pa? 6.82 x 10³ (1 atm/760 mmHg) (101,325 Pa/1 atm) = 9.09 x 10⁵ Pa The Simple Gas Laws: useful for undergoing a change 1. Boyle’s Law: P α (1/V) α= proportional to V increases as P decreases P= x/V x=PV P₁V₁= P₂V₂ 2. Charle’s Law: V α T T increases as V increases V=yT y= V/T (V₁ / T₁) = (V₂ / T₂) Ex: V₁ = 2.80 L , P₁ = 1.02 atm , V₂ = 3.25 L , P₂ = ? 1.02(2.75) = P(3.25) P₂ = 0.863 atm Ex: V₁ = 2.80 L , T₁ = ? , V₂ = 2.57 L , T₂ = 0.00° C (2.80/T) = (2.57/0) *can’t have 0 as denominator, so change to Kelvin by adding 273.15 to °C (2.80/T) = (2.57/273.15) T₁ = 298 K 3. Avogadro’s Law: V α n n = moles V=zn z=V/n (V₁ / n₁) = (V₂ / n₂) Ex: V₁ = 6.15 L , n₁ = .254 mol air , V₂ = 2.55 L , n₂ = ? (6.15/.254) = (2.55/n) n₂ = .105 mol air in that volume Mol that’s left? .254 - .105 = .149 mol air exhaled Ideal Gas Law: PV= RnT R= ideal gas constant = .08206 L atm/ mol K Ex: .845 mol, P= 1.37 atm, T= 315 K, V= ? V= [(.0845 mol)(.08206 L atm/ mol K)(315 K)] / 1.37 atm V= 15.9 L Ex: T= 125° C , P= 755 mmHg , density of N₂ = ? density = m/v = mol/V = n/V 755 mmHg (1 atm/ 760 mmHg) = .993 atm T= 125 + 273.15 = 398 K (n/V) = .993 atm/(.08206 L atm/ mol K)(398 K) = .0304 mol/L .0304 mol N₂/ L (28.014 g N₂/ 1 mol N₂) = .852 g/L Ex: 0.311 g, V= 0.225 L, T= 55°C (55 + 273= 328 K), P= 886 mmHg , molar mass= ? 886mmHg (1 atm/760 mmHg) = 1.17 atm (1.17 atm) (.225 L) / (.08206 L atm/ mol K)(328 K) = .00978 mol .311 g / .00978 mol = 31.8 g/mol Ex: CO (g) 2H₂ (g) → CH₃OH (g) V of H₂ when T= 355 K and P= 738 mmHg for H₂; 35.7 g CH₃OH 738 mmHg (1 atm/760 mmHg) = .971 atm 35.7 g CH₃OH (1 mol/32.042 g)( 2 mol H₂/ 1 mol CH₃OH) = 2.23 mol H₂ (2.23 mol)(.08206 L atm/ mol K)(355 K) / .971 atm = 66.9 L Ex: 2H₂ (g) + O₂ (g) → H₂O (g) wants g H₂O 1.24 L H₂ at STP STP= standard temperature and pressure: P= 1 atm and T= O°C (1 atm)(1.24 L) / (.08206 L atm/ mol K)(273 K) = .0554 mol H₂ .0554 mol H₂ (2 mol H₂O/ 2 mol H₂)(18.015 g H₂O/ 1 mol H₂O) = .997 g H₂O Gas Mixtures: Pₐ = nₐRT/V Pₑ = nₑRT/V P₊ = Pₐ + Pₑ P₊ = (nₐRT/V) + (nₑRT/V) = n(total) (RT/V) Dalton’s Law: Pₐ/P₊ = (nₐRT/V) / [(n total)R/V] = nₐ/ n total = χₐ χₐ= mol fraction Pₐ = χₐP₊ Ex: 1.00 L of He, Ar, and Ne P₊ = 662 mmHg T= 298 K P(He) = 341 mmHg P(Ne) = 112 mmHg g Ar=? P(Ar) = 662 mmHg – 341 mmHg + 112 mmHg = 209 mmHg 209 mmHg Ar (1 atm/760 mmHg) = .275 atm (.275 atm)(1.00 L) / (.08206 L atm/ mol K)(298 K) = .0112 mol Ar .0112 mol Ar (39.95 g Ar/1 mol Ar) = .449 g Ar Kinetic Molecular Thoery of Gases: assumptions 1. Size of particles is negligible (particles as points) 2. Kinetic energy is proportional to temperature (KE= (3/2)RT) 3. Collisions are elastic (no energy loss) 4. No interactions between particles (chemically) Boyle’s Law: P α (1/V) lower volume, pressure increase because collisions increase Charle’s Law: V α T increase T, KE and V increase (or pressure if V can’t expand) Avogadro’s Law: V α n increase n, V increase (or pressure if V can’t expand) Root mean square speed (rms speed) = U rms U rms = √3RT/MM MM = molar mass in kg Ex: O₂ at 25° C? R = 8.314 J/mol K J= Jules= kg*m²/s² 32 g O₂ (1 kg/ 1,000 g) = .03200 kg/mol U rms= √[3(8.314 J/mol K)(25 + 273 K)]/ .03200 kg/mol = 482 m/s Diffusion (a.k.a. drunken walk): process by which gas molecules spread out Effusion: process by which a gas escapes from a container through a small hole Rate A/ Rate B = √ MM(B)/ MM(A) Ex: unknown gas effuses at a rate that is 0.462 times that of N₂ (at same temp); calculate MM of unkown gas .462 (unknown) / 1 (N₂) = √28.02 g/mol / MM(A) = 131 g/mol Real Gases 1. At high pressure, size does matter Ex: in an airplane, tall people take up more space 2. At high pressure or low temperature, interactions matter [P + a(n/v)²][V – nb] = nRT Van der Waals Equation of State P V = nRT P = Accounts for attraction V= accounts for size Ex: 27° C, 10.0 mol, 1.50 L, 130 atm; is this gas ideal? Have all parts of PV = nRT, so nothing to solve for; need “a” and “b” for Waals equation, so we can pretend we don’t know P and see if we get the same value P= 10(.08206)(27 + 273) / 1.50 = 164 atm not ideal because atm is different


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