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Unformatted text preview: the volume of the air trapped in the pump is reduced, its pressure goes up, and air is forced into the tire. Charles’ Law s Charles 1787 Charles’ original balloon s Gay-Lussac 1802 VT V=bT Modern long-distance balloon Slide 13 of 23 CHM 25 SP07 LU Slide 14 of 23 CHM 25 SP07 LU Charles’ Law s The volume of a fixed amount of gas at constant pressure is directly proportional to the Kelvin (absolute) temperature. Charles’ Law s Balloons immersed in liquid N2 (at -196 ˚C) will shrink as the air cools (and is liquefied). Slide 15 of 23 CHM 25 SP07 LU Slide 16 of 23 CHM 25 SP07 LU Standard Temperature and Pressure Gas properties depend on conditions. Define standard conditions of temperature and pressure (STP). P...
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2009 for the course CHEM 025 taught by Professor X during the Spring '06 term at Lehigh University .

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