Particles in motion

  • Martin Harrison
  • Frank McKim
Chapter
Part of the Macmillan Master Series book series (PAMAS)

Abstract

After this chapter you should
  • know the three states of matter

  • know what is meant by the kinetic theory of matter

  • be able to describe diffusion, evaporation and boiling

  • understand how a gas exerts pressure

  • be able to apply Boyle’s law

  • be able to use the kelvin scale of temperature

  • know the ideal gas equation

  • know that an evaporating liquid can become cooler.

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© M. J. Harrison, F. R. McKim 1999

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  • Martin Harrison
  • Frank McKim

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