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Homework Help: Amount of air in cylinder

  1. Jan 28, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A breathing apparatus cylinder has a pressure of 204 bars and a water volume of 8 litres. Calculate the maximum amount of air in this cylinder at this pressure?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    204 bar x 8 litres = 1632 litres?
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 29, 2014 #2
    That formula makes no sense. The left hand side is in bar x litres, the right hand side is in just litres.

    Besides, in what units do we really measure "amount" of gases (or any other substance)?
  4. Jan 29, 2014 #3
    Hi voko, thanks for your reply i know it makes no sense hence the ? At the end. The question posted is word for word. Do you have any sloutions for the problem? thanks
  5. Jan 29, 2014 #4
    We don't give you solutions in the forum. It is against the rules. We try to help you figure it out. My question in #2 is a hint for you.
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