University Chemistry ›› 2016, Vol. 31 ›› Issue (3): 73-77.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX20160373

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An Explanation of the pVm-p Curve of Real Gas by van der Waals Gas Equation

Qi CUI,Guo-Liang LI,Ying-Hui ZHANG*()   

  • Published:2016-04-06
  • Contact: Ying-Hui ZHANG
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In order to reinforce the understanding of the behavior of real gas in the Physical Chemistry course, we endeavor to explain the pVm-p curves of real gas at different temperatures by van der Waals gas equation.

Key words: van der Waals gas equation, pVm-p curve, Temperature


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