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But, by definition, ' •> \dT)P Using (5-2-7), this becomes ^ cp = cv + R (5-2-8) Thus

cp > Cv, in general agreement with (4-4-7), and these molar specific heats of an

ideal

But, by definition, ' •> \dT)P Using (5-2-7), this becomes ^ cp = cv + R (5-2-8) Thus

cp > Cv, in general agreement with (4-4-7), and these molar specific heats of an

ideal

**gas**differ precisely by the**gas**constant R. The ratio y of the specific heats ...Page 182

For an ideal

previously, no temperature change results from a throttling process. More

generally, n > 0 if a > T~l, and conversely n < 0 if a < T~K The locus of point* in

the pT ...

For an ideal

**gas**we found in (5 7 • 15) that a = T~\ Then n = 0 and, as mentionedpreviously, no temperature change results from a throttling process. More

generally, n > 0 if a > T~l, and conversely n < 0 if a < T~K The locus of point* in

the pT ...

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R. D. Present: "Kinetic Theory of

Company, New York, 1958. PROBLEMS 7.1 Consider a homogeneous mixture of

inert monatomic ideal

.

R. D. Present: "Kinetic Theory of

**Gases**," chaps. 2 and 5, McGraw-Hill BookCompany, New York, 1958. PROBLEMS 7.1 Consider a homogeneous mixture of

inert monatomic ideal

**gases**at absolute temperature T in a container of volume V.

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Introduction to statistical methods | 1 |

GENERAL DISCUSSION OF THE RANDOM WALK | 24 |

Statistical description of systems of particles | 47 |

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