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Unformatted text preview: p 2 m/s 2 = 2 m/s = 1.4 m/s T1, T2 and T3 Stuff Specic heat c : dU = mc dT or c 1 m dU dT Ideal gas law: PV = Nk B T with k B = 1 . 38 10-23 J/K Temperature and energy: K avg = 1 2 [ mv 2 ] avg = 3 2 k B T = v rms q [ v 2 ] avg = r 3 k B T m Thermal energy of a gas: U = f 2 Nk B T Near room T , f 3 (monatomic gas), f 5 (diatomic gas), and f > 6 (polyatomic gas) f is called the number of molecular degrees of freedom Gas processes: heat is energy ow from T First Law: U = Q + W Expansion or compression work: dW =-P dV Adiabatic: TV -1 = const. PV = const. = 1 + 2 / f...
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2011 for the course H 133 taught by Professor Furnstahl during the Spring '11 term at Ohio State.
- Spring '11
- Quantum Physics