### Principle of Equipartition of Energy

The Principle of Equipartition of Energy The principle of equipartition of energy states that the total energy of a molecule is divided equally among the......

### Experimental Determination of γ of Gas in Clement and Desormes Principle

Experimental Determination of γ of a Gas (a) F. Clement and C. B. Desormes used the principle of adiabatic expansion to determine the value of......

### Experimental Determination of γ of Gas in Kundt Principle

In the method devised by Kundt it is known as Kundt Principle, the velocity of sound in a gas of pressure, P, and density, ρ,......

### Heat Capacity in Kinetic Theory

When a gas is heated at constant volume the heat supplied is used to, (a) increase the translational kinetic energy of the gas molecules and......

### Heat Capacities of Gases

Heat Capacities of Gases: Heat capacity of a substance is defined as the heat necessary to raise the temperature of a given quantity of the......

### Degree of Dissociation in Abnormal Densities of Gases

Degree of dissociation Measurement of the density of vapour may be used for calculating the degree of dissociation (α) of substances, i.e., the extent to......

### Thermal Dissociation in Abnormal Densities of Gases

Thermal dissociation explains abnormally low molecular mass obtained for many elements and compounds. Well known examples are the dissociation of Dinitrogen tetroxide (N2O4), Ammonium chloride......

### Molecular Dissociation in Abnormal Densities of Gases

Molecular dissociation Upon heating, the density of aluminum chloride vapour decreases and at 800°C the density corresponds to the formula Aluminium chloride (AlCl3), i.e., one......

### Molecular Association in Abnormal Densities of Gases

Molecular association is an attractive interaction between two molecules that results in a constant association in which the molecules are in close propinquity to each......

### Abnormal Densities of Gases

Abnormal Densities of Gases: Molecular Association and Dissociation The density of gases depends upon the temperature. Measurements of densities of vapours have served to determine......

### The Buoyancy Method in Density of Gases

The buoyancy method This is a very accurate method of determining gas density. A very small quantity of the gas is sufficient for measurement by......

### Method of Limiting Density in Density of Gases

Method of limiting density The methods: Regnault’s method, Dumas method, Hofmann’s method, Victor Meyer’s method and the buoyancy method are based on the assumption that......