Answer to Question #122318 in Mechanical Engineering for INDRAJIT SOMNATH WADGAVE

Question #122318
using the equipartition of energy concept estimate the ideal gas Cp(not Cv) in units KB for the low temperature regime where no vibrational modes are activated(if you calculate Cp=42KB, enter 42 as your answer )
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2020-06-18T14:51:08-0400

As per equipartition theorem,

The energy of a thermodynamic system in equilibrium is partitioned equally among its degrees of freedom and molar heat capcity is given as

and we know that

where d is the degree of freedom, for ideal gas d=3

Now,

, we know that

R=NKB,


so u need to write 15


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26.06.20, 13:26

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