HW__1_P2213_F08 - filled with ideal gas and covered with a...

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Physics 2213 Homework #1 Fall 2008 Read: Chapter 17.1 – 17.3; Chapter 18.1 – 18.3 For study: Q18.2, 3, 4, 10, 12; (not quizzed) E's & P's #17.3, 5, #18.1, 18.21, 18.34, 18.57 To be prepared for your 2nd recitation class the week of September 1-5: #18.6 [Balloons] #18.7 [Jaguar XK8] #18.25 [The Lagoon Nebula] #18.28 [Gas Molecules] #1. [Gas in a Cylinder] A vertical cylinder of radius R=5.0 cm is
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Unformatted text preview: filled with ideal gas and covered with a piston, as shown in the diagram. The piston is free to move in the vertical direction. Initially, a block of mass m=15.0 kg is resting on top of the piston, and the volume of the gas is V=1.5 m 3 . What is the volume of the gas after the block is removed? (You may assume that the temperature of the gas remains constant. You may use the approximate value for the atmospheric pressure, P atm = 100 kPa.)...
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