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Laws of effusion

  1. Feb 11, 2004 #1
    Will someone please explain to me the laws of effusion my textbooks suck.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 14, 2004 #2
    The molecules of gas are in random motion striking with the walls of the containeer in their way if we make a hole in the wall then the no of molecules striking the wall will be allowed to release into the immediate atmosphere. Now u need to look at the no of particles striking that particular area which is

    directly proportional to A( /area of hole) P sqrt(T, temp) and 1/sqrt(Molecular mass)
     
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