ME501HW6F2011

ME501HW6F2011 - 1 ME 501 Homework #6 Due Friday, December...

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1 ME 501 Homework #6 Due Friday, December 2, 2011 Prof. Lucht (E-mail address: [email protected]) 1. NML, Problem 6.3. 2. NML, Problem 6.8. 3. (a) Assuming a Maxwell-Boltzmann velocity distribution, calculate and compare the average speeds for helium and argon atoms at temperatures of 300 K and 3000 K. (b) For a gas with a Maxwell-Boltzmann velocity distribution, the fraction of molecules or atoms with speeds between 0 and V 0 is given by   00 3/2 2 2 2 0 2 2 exp 2 24 4 exp VV BB mm V FV fVd V V d V kT V erf V        Calculate the fraction of molecules that have a speed less than
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