Gas constants


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Cali Rauk1D
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Gas constants

Postby Cali Rauk1D » Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:51 pm

How do you know which gas constant to use and when?

TarynLane2J
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Re: Gas constants

Postby TarynLane2J » Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:53 pm

It depends on units. Look at the units of the other stuff in the calculation and from there choose the value of R that makes sense. I think it's usually the 8.314 but not always

Jack Papciak 2F
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Re: Gas constants

Postby Jack Papciak 2F » Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:28 pm

Use the constant that make all the units that you don't want cancel.


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