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Ideal Gas Law Experiment

The complete solution for investigating the Ideal Gas Law, including the special cases of Boyle’s Law and Gay-Lussac’s Law.

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In this experiment designed for use with PASCO Capstone software,  the temperature, volume, and pressure of a gas are measured simultaneously to show that they change according to the Ideal Gas Law. Two special cases of the Ideal Gas Law are also examined: constant volume (Gay-Lussac’s Law) and constant temperature (Boyle’s Law). A syringe is used to vary the volume at constant temperature. A sphere of constant volume is immersed in different temperature water baths to show the change in pressure.

PASCO Advantage: The Ideal Gas Syringe and Absolute Zero Sphere have a thermistor with small mass that responds quickly to temperature changes.