ideal gases


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ideal gases

Postby Sophia Dinh 1D » Wed Jan 29, 2020 10:14 am

What are the qualifications of being an ideal gas?

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Re: ideal gases

Postby Charisse Vu 1H » Wed Jan 29, 2020 10:34 am

An ideal gas is a theoretical gas that does not have any intermolecular attractive forces, does not take up space, and obeys the ideal gas law.

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Re: ideal gases

Postby vibha gurunathan 1h » Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:26 am

Adding on to that, most gases are not "perfectly" ideal but they're close enough to the ideal. Gases with large volumes, a high pressure, or a very low temperature can cause deviations from this ideal.

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Re: ideal gases

Postby VioletKo3F » Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:35 am

Ideal gases must follow the gas laws. They have no interaction and take up no volume.

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Re: ideal gases

Postby Orrin Zhong 4G » Fri Jan 31, 2020 7:19 pm

To be an ideal gas, a gas must have no volume, have no intermolecular forces between each other, move randomly, and have perfectly elastic collisions with the walls of the container (no energy loss). I don't think ideal gases exist in reality, but they are a good model to use when calculating values using the ideal gas law (PV = nRT) as long as the pressure is not too high and the temperature is not too low.

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Re: ideal gases

Postby 805373590 » Fri Jan 31, 2020 7:21 pm

Ideal gas molecules do not attract or repel each other.

Ideal gas molecules themselves take up no volume.

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Re: ideal gases

Postby Rosa Munoz 2E » Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:57 am

Ideal gases are elastic, have no intermolecular forces,

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Re: ideal gases

Postby Hannah Romeo 1J » Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:28 am

Ideal Gases have no mass and do not have any attractive force between them unlike a real gas which has attractions between molecules.

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Re: ideal gases

Postby Julia Holsinger_1A » Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:52 pm

How do you distinguish if something is an ideal gas?

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Re: ideal gases

Postby Amanda Lin 2I » Wed Mar 11, 2020 1:14 am

Something is an ideal gas if it does not take up volume and has no intermolecular attractive forces.

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Re: ideal gases

Postby alex_4l » Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:04 am

ideal gases obey gas laws, molecules take up no space and have no interactions!

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Re: ideal gases

Postby Jose Robles 1D » Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:42 pm

How can you tell if something is an ideal gas? Will we be told?

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Re: ideal gases

Postby Gurmukhi Bevli 4G » Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:53 pm

Ideal gases do not take up space/volume, and don't have any interaction (no intermolecular forces of attraction). They have to satisfy/follow the (ideal) gas laws essentially.

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Re: ideal gases

Postby Jeremy_Guiman2E » Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:24 am

Ideal gases do not take up space and don't interact. They obey gas laws.


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