diver.net

the correct formual is PV=nRT


Scuba Diving on the Great Escape Southern California Live-Aboard Dive Boat


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ California Scuba Diving BBS ] [ FAQ ]

Posted by Chris on February 23, 2007 at 17:04:17:

In Reply to: PV = T posted by ptf on February 23, 2007 at 11:01:32:

PV=nRT is the ideal gas law.

P is pressure
V is volume
n is the number of gas molecules
R is the ideal gas constant
T is the absolute temperature

All other commonly known gas laws are derived this. The simplified gas laws they teach in scuba courses all assume adiabatic (no heat flow in or out of the gas) compression or expansion. That is not strictly true, but is a fair approximation for many simple cases.



Follow Ups:


Name:
E-Mail:
Subject:
Message:
Optional Link URL:
Optional Link Title:
Optional Image URL:
Post Background Color: White     Black
Post Area Page Width: Normal   Full
You must type in the
scrambled text key to
the right.
This is required to
help prevent spam bots
from flooding this BBS.
capcha
Text Key:

      


diver.net