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Abstract Volume 8 Issue 4 (2003) pp 237-237

An Alternative Derivation of Gas Pressure Using the Kinetic Theory

Frank Rioux

Department of Chemistry, Saint Johnís University, College of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph, MN 56374,
Received April 15, 2003. Accepted July 14, 2003.

Published online: 16 July 2003

Abstract. The kinetic theory is used to derive the pressure of an ideal gas assuming that the gas occupies a spherical container of diameter D.

Key Words:  In the Classroom; physical chemistry; kinetics; gases

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Issue date: August 1, 2003

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