Even complicated and confusing topics will be easily developed and covered if you request our help writing an essay. Place an order today!

The ideal gas law provides one way to estimate the pressure exerted by a gas in a container. The law is

 

=

���

 

 

 

More accurate estimates can be made with the van der Waals equation

 

 

���

  =

− ��

�� 2

 

2

 

 

 

where the term �� is a correction for the volume of the molecules and the term

�� 2

2 is a correction

 

for   molecular   attractions.   The   values   of     and   depend   on   the   type   of   gas.   The   gas   constant   is   ,   the

absolute temperature is , the gas volume is , and the number of gas molecules is indicated by . If = 1 [mol] of an ideal gas were confined to a volume of   =  22.41 [L] at 0°C (273.2 K), it   would

J

 

exert a pressure of 1 atm. In these units, = 0.08206 [

] .

K⋅mol

 

3 3

For chlorine ( Cl ), = 0.6343 [ Pa⋅m ] and = 5.62 × 10 −5  [ m ] (Reid et al, 1987). Compare the

 

2 mol 2

mol

 

pressure estimates given by the ideal gas law and the van der Waals equation for 1 mol of Cl 2   in 22.41

L at 273.2 K. What is the main cause of the difference in the two pressure estimates, the molecular volume or the molecular attractions? Use disp function to produce both values, including units, and show the percentage difference.

 

References: Reid, R. C, Prausnitz, J. M., and Poling, B. E., The Properties of Gases and Liquids, Fourth Edition, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1987

"Get 15%discount on your first 3 orderswith us"
Use the following coupon
"FIRST15"

testimonials icon
Critically discuss the ethical, legal and social issues associated with the deliberate termination of a pregnancy. Order Description Crit...
testimonials icon
Virtual teams are becoming more common in the business environment; however, most managers have little experience or training in how to di...
testimonials icon
Do you feel that GMOs are safe? Do you believe GMOs in foods should be labeled? Do you see GMOs affecting the world today? Please expl...
testimonials icon
1. Read this article on the repatriation of Hopi Kachina masks What arguments can be made for or against the repatriation (return) of these headd...
testimonials icon
Discussion Question 1.For this discussion answer and discuss the following questions:Describe the policymaking process. Is there anyw...
testimonials icon
Take a moment to view the following videos, which discuss the effects of music on the brain:Does Music Make Kids Smarter? Heal...
testimonials icon
Describe your company's (Three Rivers Behavioral) financial forecasting or annual budget process. What is your involvement in the process?...
testimonials icon
The report should be focusing on:1.Policy(such as tariff and subsidy) changes with immigration.2.Effects of the supply of la...
testimonials icon
a php sytem to creat, read, update, delete data and for some simple datas and also user be able to upload some images to server ....
testimonials icon
This is an essay where all you do is read an article and give a response, pretty easy really. Everything needed is provided. (1000 words)...
testimonials icon
Respond to the following exercises, using MS Word or equivalent. Write your answers in Short Essay Format. Be sure to include...

Other samples, services and questions:

Calculate Price

When you use PaperHelp, you save one valuable — TIME

You can spend it for more important things than paper writing.

Approx. price
$65
Order a paper. Study better. Sleep tight. Calculate Price!
Created with Sketch.
Calculate Price
Approx. price
$65