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# Mean Free Path of Gases

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Sections
The Ideal Gas Law
Kinetic-Molecular Theory of Gases
Average Kinetic Energy of Gases
Internal Energy of Gases
Root-Mean-Square Velocity of Gases
Mean Free Path of Gases
Speed Distribution of Ideal Gases

Concept #1: Mean Free Path

Practice: Laboratory environments can achieve pressures of 3.5×10-13 atm and temperatures of 300K. Calculate the mean free path (in km) of air molecules, which you can assume are diatomic.

Example #1: Calculating Radius of Nitrogen