 21.1: Cylinder A contains oxygen (O2) gas, and cylinder B contains nitrog...
 21.2: An ideal gas is maintained at constant pressure. If the temperature...
 21.3: Two samples of the same ideal gas have the same pressure and densit...
 21.4: A heliumfilled latex balloon initially at room temperature is plac...
 21.5: A gas is at 200 K. If we wish to double the rms speed of the molecu...
 21.6: Rank the following from largest to smallest, noting any cases of eq...
 21.7: A sample of gas with a thermometer immersed in the gas is held over...
 21.8: An ideal gas is contained in a vessel at 300 K. The temperature of ...
 21.9: Which of the assumptions below is not made in the kinetic theory of...
 21.10: The rms speed of an oxygen molecule (O2) in a container of oxygen g...
 21.11: A 5.00L vessel contains nitrogen gas at 27.0C and 3.00 atm. Find (...
 21.12: A 7.00L vessel contains 3.50 moles of gas at a pressure of 1.60 3 ...
 21.13: In a period of 1.00 s, 5.00 3 1023 nitrogen molecules strike a wall...
 21.14: In a period of 1.00 s, 5.00 3 1023 nitrogen molecules strike a wall...
 21.15: A sample of a diatomic ideal gas has pressure P and volume V. When ...
 21.16: Review. A house has wellinsulated walls. It contains a volume of 1...
 21.17: A 1.00mol sample of hydrogen gas is heated at constant pressure fr...
 21.18: A vertical cylinder with a heavy piston contains air at 300 K. The ...
 21.19: Calculate the change in internal energy of 3.00 mol of helium gas w...
 21.20: A 1.00L insulated bottle is full of tea at 90.08C. You pour out on...
 21.21: Review. This problem is a continuation of in Chapter 19. A hotair ...
 21.22: A certain molecule has f degrees of freedom. Show that an ideal gas...
 21.23: In a crude model (Fig. P21.23) of a rotating diatomic chlorine mole...
 21.24: Why is the following situation impossible? A team of researchers di...
 21.25: The relationship between the heat capacity of a sample and the spec...
 21.26: A 2.00mol sample of a diatomic ideal gas expands slowly and adiaba...
 21.27: During the compression stroke of a certain gasoline engine, the pre...
 21.28: How much work is required to compress 5.00 mol of air at 20.08C and...
 21.29: Air in a thundercloud expands as it rises. If its initial temperatu...
 21.30: Why is the following situation impossible? A new diesel engine that...
 21.31: During the power stroke in a fourstroke automobile engine, the pis...
 21.32: Air (a diatomic ideal gas) at 27.08C and atmospheric pressure is dr...
 21.33: A 4.00L sample of a diatomic ideal gas with specific heat ratio 1....
 21.34: An ideal gas with specific heat ratio g confined to a cylinder is p...
 21.35: Helium gas is in thermal equilibrium with liquid helium at 4.20 K. ...
 21.36: Fifteen identical particles have various speeds: one has a speed of...
 21.37: One cubic meter of atomic hydrogen at 08C at atmospheric pressure c...
 21.38: Two gases in a mixture diffuse through a filter at rates proportion...
 21.39: Review. At what temperature would the average speed of helium atoms...
 21.40: Consider a container of nitrogen gas molecules at 900 K. Calculate ...
 21.41: Assume the Earths atmosphere has a uniform temperature of 20.08C an...
 21.42: From the MaxwellBoltzmann speed distribution, show that the most pr...
 21.43: The law of atmospheres states that the number density of molecules ...
 21.44: Eight molecules have speeds of 3.00 km/s, 4.00 km/s, 5.80 km/s, 2.5...
 21.45: A small oxygen tank at a gauge pressure of 125 atm has a volume of ...
 21.46: The dimensions of a classroom are 4.20 m 3 3.00 m 3 2.50 m. (a) Fin...
 21.47: The Earths atmosphere consists primarily of oxygen (21%) and nitrog...
 21.48: The mean free path , of a molecule is the average distance that a m...
 21.49: An air rifle shoots a lead pellet by allowing highpressure air to e...
 21.50: In a sample of a solid metal, each atom is free to vibrate about so...
 21.51: A certain ideal gas has a molar specific heat of CV 5 7 2R. A 2.00...
 21.52: The compressibility k of a substance is defined as the fractional c...
 21.53: Review. Oxygen at pressures much greater than 1 atm is toxic to lun...
 21.54: Examine the data for polyatomic gases in Table 21.2 and give a reas...
 21.55: Model air as a diatomic ideal gas with M 5 28.9 g/mol. A cylinder w...
 21.56: Review. As a sound wave passes through a gas, the compressions are ...
 21.57: Twenty particles, each of mass m0 and confined to a volume V, have ...
 21.58: In a cylinder, a sample of an ideal gas with number of moles n unde...
 21.59: As a 1.00mol sample of a monatomic ideal gas expands adiabatically...
 21.60: A sample consists of an amount n in moles of a monatomic ideal gas....
 21.61: When a small particle is suspended in a fluid, bombardment by molec...
 21.62: A vessel contains 1.00 3 104 oxygen molecules at 500 K. (a) Make an...
 21.63: A pitcher throws a 0.142kg baseball at 47.2 m/s. As it travels 16....
 21.64: The latent heat of vaporization for water at room temperature is 2 ...
 21.65: A sample of a monatomic ideal gas occupies 5.00 L at atmospheric pr...
 21.66: Consider the particles in a gas centrifuge, a device used to separa...
 21.67: For a Maxwellian gas, use a computer or programmable calculator to ...
 21.68: A triatomic molecule can have a linear configuration, as does CO2 (...
 21.69: Using the MaxwellBoltzmann speed distribution function, verify Equa...
 21.70: On the PV diagram for an ideal gas, one isothermal curve and one ad...
 21.71: In Beijing, a restaurant keeps a pot of chicken broth simmering con...
 21.72: Review. (a) If it has enough kinetic energy, a molecule at the surf...
 21.73: Using multiple laser beams, physicists have been able to cool and t...
 21.74: Equations 21.42 and 21.43 show that vrms . vavg for a collection of...
 21.75: A cylinder is closed at both ends and has insulating walls. It is d...
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