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!

Speed of sound in mixture of gases

  1. Feb 13, 2015 #1
    I am trying to calculate the speed of sound in a mixture of 2 gases like oxygen an ozone.
    First step: I calculated ##\gamma_{eff}## of the mixture by first calculate the ##C_V## of mixture by using a formula $$C_V=\frac{n_1C_1 + n_2C_2}{n_1+n_2}$$

    Step 2: in the formula $$v=\sqrt{\frac{\gamma RT}{M}}$$, where M is molecular mass, which M should I use?or what will be the value of M here?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 13, 2015 #2
    The molar average, like Cv.

    Chet
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Similar Discussions: Speed of sound in mixture of gases
Loading...