Chapter 4. Properties of Gases

  1. Hasse Fredriksson1 and
  2. Ulla Åkerlind2

Published Online: 28 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470725368.ch4

Physics of Functional Materials

Physics of Functional Materials

How to Cite

Fredriksson, H. and Åkerlind, U. (2008) Properties of Gases, in Physics of Functional Materials, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470725368.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    KTH Stockholm, Sweden

  2. 2

    University of Stockholm, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470517574

Online ISBN: 9780470725368

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Keywords:

  • kinetic theory of gases;
  • Maxwell–Boltzmann distribution law;
  • Maxwell–Boltzmann gas kinetic theory and Maxwell distribution law;
  • ideal gas laws;
  • electric dipole–dipole interaction and van der Waals interaction;
  • Lennard-Jones potential and gas law derivation;
  • rotational energy and heat capacity contribution;
  • Fick's first law and second diffusion fundamental equation;
  • Dalton's law

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Kinetic Theory of Gases

  • Energy Distribution in Particle Systems: Maxwell–Boltzmann Distribution Law

  • Gas Laws

  • Heat Capacity

  • Mean Free Path

  • Viscosity

  • Thermal Conduction

  • Diffusion

  • Molecular Sizes

  • Properties of Gas Mixtures

  • Plasma – The Fourth State of Matter

  • Summary

  • Exercises