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Atkins’ Physical Chemistry 8e Checklist of key ideas Chapter 1: The Properties of Gases
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Chapter 1: Properties of Gases gas, a form of matter that fills any container it occupies . THE PERFECT GAS 1.1 The states of gases physical state, the condition of a substance. equation of state, an equation that interrelates pressure, volume, temperature, and amount of substance: p = f ( T,V,n ). pressure, force divided by the area to which the force is applied, p = F / A . standard pressure, p o = 1 bar (10 5 Pa).
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Chapter 1: Properties of gases mechanical equilibrium, the condition of equality of pressure on either side of a movable wall. barometer, a device for measuring atmospheric pressure. temperature, the property that indicates the direction of the flow of energy through a thermally conducting, rigid wall. diathermic boundary, a boundary that permits the passage of energy as heat. adiabatic boundary, a boundary that prevents the passage of energy as heat. 1.1 The states of gases (cont. .)
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Chapter 1: Properties of gases 1.1 The states of gases (cont. .) thermal equilibrium, a condition in which no change of state occurs when two objects A to B are in contact through a diathermic boundary. Zeroth Law of thermodynamics:
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2011 for the course CHE 301 taught by Professor Raineri,f during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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