Definition of Ideal Gases?


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Ray Guo 4C
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Definition of Ideal Gases?

Postby Ray Guo 4C » Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:19 pm

What defines ideal gases?

riddhiduggal
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Re: Definition of Ideal Gases?

Postby riddhiduggal » Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:22 pm

it refers to gases at STP- standard temperature and pressure

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Re: Definition of Ideal Gases?

Postby JadeSebti1L » Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:28 pm

Ideal gases are all theoretical. They are made up of point-sized randomly moving particles whose interactions are perfectly elastic collisions, meaning no energy loss or gain occurs when the particles hit each other. Ideal gases also don't take into account intramolecular forces and volume created by e- repulsion within molecules, which is why the most accurate pressure of gases is better calculated with (P + n2a / V2)(V- nb) = nRT.


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