### Avogadro’s number

Avogadro stated that equal volume of all the gases under similar conditions of temperature and pressure contain equal number molecules. This statement is called...

### Mean Free Path

The mean free path l is the average distance covered by a molecule between two successive collisions: Where n is the number density and d...

### Specific Heat Capacity of Solids & Water

We can use the law of equipartition of energy to determine specific heats of solids. Consider a solid of N atoms, each vibrating about...

### Specific Heat Capacity

Specific Heat Capacity Monatomic Gases
Diatomic Gases
Polyatomic Gases Specific Heats of Monatomic Gases:
The molecule of a monatomic gas has only three translational degrees of...

### Law of Equipartition of Energy

The law of equipartition of energy states that if a system is in equilibrium at absolute temperature T, the total energy is distributed equally...

### Kinetic Interpretation of Temperature

Average K.E, per molecule of a gas: kinetic interpretation of temperature. Consider one mole of a gas. Let P, V, T and M be...

### Kinetic Theory of an Ideal Gas

Kinetic theory of an ideal gas is composed of a large number of tiny invisible particles know as molecules. These molecules are always in...

### Equation of state of a perfect gas

The equation of state of a perfect gas:
Gas laws are study of any two of quantities like pressure, volume and temperature when the third...