 17.1: True or false: (a) The zeroth law of thermodynamics states that two...
 17.2: How can you determine if two objects are in thermal equilibrium wit...
 17.3: Yesterday I woke up and it was in my bedroom, said Mert to his old ...
 17.4: Two identical vessels contain different ideal gases at the same pre...
 17.5: Figure 1718 shows a plot of volume versus absolute temperature for...
 17.6: Figure 1719 shows a plot of pressure versus absolute temperature f...
 17.7: If a vessel contains equal amounts, by mass, of helium and argon, w...
 17.8: By what factor must the absolute temperature of a gas be increased ...
 17.9: Two different gases are at the same temperature. What can be said a...
 17.10: A vessel holds a mixture of helium (He) and methane The ratio of th...
 17.11: True or false: If the pressure of a fixed amount of gas increases, ...
 17.12: Why might the Celsius and Fahrenheit scales be more convenient than...
 17.13: An astronomer claims that the temperature at the center of the Sun ...
 17.14: Imagine that you have a fixed amount of ideal gas in a container th...
 17.15: Suppose that you compress an ideal gas to half its original volume,...
 17.16: The average translational kinetic energy of the molecules of a gas ...
 17.17: Which speed is greater, the speed of sound in a gas or the rms spee...
 17.18: Imagine that you increase the temperature of a gas while holding it...
 17.19: Imagine that you compress a gas while holding it at a fixed tempera...
 17.20: Oxygen has a molar mass of and nitrogen has a molar mass of The oxy...
 17.21: Liquid nitrogen is relatively cheap, while liquid helium is relativ...
 17.22: Estimate the total number of air molecules in your classroom.
 17.23: Estimate the density of dry air at sea level on a warm summer day.
 17.24: A stoppered test tube that has a volume of 10.0 mL has 1.00 mL of w...
 17.25: In Chapter 11, we found that the escape speed at the surface of a p...
 17.26: The escape speed for gas molecules in the atmosphere of Mars is and...
 17.27: The escape speed for gas molecules in the atmosphere of Jupiter is ...
 17.28: Estimate the average pressure on the front wall of a racquetball co...
 17.29: To a first approximation, the Sun consists of a gas of equal number...
 17.30: CONTEXTRICH, ENGINEERING APPLICATION You are designing a vacuum ch...
 17.31: BIOLOGICAL APPLICATION In normal breathing conditions, approximatel...
 17.32: A certain ski wax is rated for use between and What is this tempera...
 17.33: The melting point of gold is Express this temperature in degrees Ce...
 17.34: A weather report indicates that the temperature is expected to drop...
 17.35: The length of the column of mercury in a thermometer is 4.00 cm whe...
 17.36: The temperature of the interior of the Sun is about What is this te...
 17.37: The boiling point of nitrogen, is 77.35 K. Express this temperature...
 17.38: The pressure of a constantvolume gas thermometer is 0.400 atm at t...
 17.39: A constantvolume gas thermometer reads 50.0 torr at the triple poi...
 17.40: Aconstantvolume gas thermometer has a pressure of 30.0 torr when i...
 17.41: At what temperature do the Fahrenheit and Celsius temperature scale...
 17.42: Sodium melts at 371 K. What is the melting point of sodium on the C...
 17.43: The boiling point of oxygen at 1.00 atm is 90.2 K. What is the boil...
 17.44: On the Raumur temperature scale, the melting point of ice is and th...
 17.45: ENGINEERING APPLICATION A thermistor is a solidstate device widely...
 17.46: An ideal gas in a cylinder fitted with a piston (Figure 1720) is h...
 17.47: A 10.0L vessel contains gas at a temperature of and a pressure of ...
 17.48: A pressure as low as can be achieved using an oil diffusion pump. H...
 17.49: You copy the following paragraph from a Martian physics textbook: 1...
 17.50: Amotorist inflates the tires of her car to a gauge pressure of 180 ...
 17.51: A room is 6.0 m by 5.0 m by 3.0 m. (a) If the air pressure in the r...
 17.52: Imagine that 10.0 g of liquid helium, initially at 4.20 K, evaporat...
 17.53: A closed container with a volume of 6.00 L holds 10.0 g of liquid h...
 17.54: An automobile tire is filled to a gauge pressure of 200 kPa when it...
 17.55: After nitrogen and oxygen the most abundant molecule in Earths atmo...
 17.56: A scuba diver is 40 m below the surface of a lake, where the temper...
 17.57: ENGINEERING APPLICATION A hotair balloon is open at the bottom. Th...
 17.58: A helium balloon is used to lift a load of 110 N. The weight of the...
 17.59: (a) One mole of argon gas is confined to a 1.0liter container at a...
 17.60: Find the total translational kinetic energy of the molecules of 1.0...
 17.61: Estimate the rms speed and the average kinetic energy of a hydrogen...
 17.62: Liquid helium has a temperature of only 4.20 K and is in equilibriu...
 17.63: Show that the mean free path for a molecule in an ideal gas at temp...
 17.64: ENGINEERING APPLICATION Stateoftheart vacuum equipment can attai...
 17.65: Oxygen is confined to a cubeshaped container 15 cm on an edge at a...
 17.66: Use calculus to show that given by Equation 1736, has its maximum ...
 17.67: The fractional distribution function is defined in Equation 1736. ...
 17.68: Given that the integral calculate the average speed of molecules in...
 17.69: MULTISTEP The translational kinetic energies of the molecules of a ...
 17.70: Find the temperature at which the rms speed of a molecule of hydrog...
 17.71: (a) If 1.0 mol of a gas in a cylindrical container occupies a volum...
 17.72: MULTISTEP (a) The volume per molecule of a gas is the reciprocal of...
 17.73: CONCEPTUAL The MaxwellBoltzmann distribution applies not just to ga...
 17.74: A cubic metal box that has 20cmlong edges contains air at a press...
 17.75: ENGINEERING APPLICATION In attempting to create liquid hydrogen for...
 17.76: A 40cmlong hollow cylinder of negligible mass rests on its side o...
 17.77: A cylinder of fixed volume contains a mixture of helium gas (He) an...
 17.78: The mean free path for molecules at a temperature of 300 K and at 1...
 17.79: ENGINEERING APPLICATION Current experiments in atomic trapping and ...
 17.80: A cylinder is filled with 0.10 mol of an ideal gas at standard temp...
 17.81: SPREADSHEET, MULTISTEP To solve this problem, you will use a spread...
Solutions for Chapter 17: TEMPERATURE AND KINETIC THEORY OF GASES
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Fahrenheit degree