Graham’s Law of Diffusion

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6.7 Graham’s Law of Diffusion The phenomenon of diffusion of a gas can be defined as the tendency of a gas to spread uniformly throughout the space available to it. The relation between its density and the rate of diffusion of a gas can be represented by Graham’s law which states that "The rate of
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Unformatted text preview: diffusion of a gas is inversely proportional to the square root of its density under given conditions of temperature and pressure." It can be mathematically expressed as If r 1 & r 2 are rates of diffusion with densities d 1 & d 2 the above equation becomes,...
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This note was uploaded on 07/31/2011 for the course CHEM 102 taught by Professor Henshaw during the Spring '08 term at VCU.

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