1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Homework Help: Molecular Kinetic Theory

  1. Jan 24, 2006 #1
    :confused: :redface: Hi got this question with which i need help

    For 1.0 mol of helium at a temprature 27deg C calculate:-

    i) the total kinetic energy of molecules,
    ii) the root mean square speed of the molecules
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 24, 2006 #2


    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Homework Helper


    [tex] \frac{m\bar{v^{2}}}{2}=\frac{3}{2}kT [/tex]

Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook