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Thermodynamics by Prasanna Kumar

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Chapter 12

Non-reactive Gas Mixtures

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • To understand different methods of analysis of gaseous mixtures
  • To understand the concept of partial volume and partial pressure of gaseous mixtures
  • To state and explain the Gibbs-Dalton law and the Amagat-Leduc law
  • To evaluate the properties of gaseous mixtures
  • To understand the phenomenon of mixing in ideal and real gases

12.1 Introduction

It was mentioned in the previous chapter that under certain conditions, atmospheric air can be considered as a pure substance and also as an ideal gas. A mixture of homogenous ideal gases can also be considered as an ideal gas if they do not react with each other during a change of state. The properties of a mixture of ideal gases depend on the ...

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