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Homework Help: Theoretical treatment to determine speed of sound in gases

  1. Jan 5, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Using a theoretical treatment including [tex]\gamma[/tex] (the ratio of cp to cv), determine the speed of sound in each of these gases: argon at 273 K, methane at 165 K, nitrogen at 600 K.
    Answer must be applicable to any gas at any temperature

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Jan 5, 2008 #2


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    you might want to read the rules before posting your questions here. Supply known equations and attempt to solution before recieving help.
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