Ideal Gas Law

By: Jared Teders

Ideal Gas

An ideal gas is defined as one in which all collisions between atoms or molecules are perfectly elastic and in which there are no inter-molecular attractive forces. One can visualize it as a collection of perfectly hard spheres which collide but which otherwise do not interact with each other. In such a gas, all the internal energy is in the form of kinetic energy and any change in internal energy is accompanied by a change in temperature.

Ideal Gas Law Formula


All of these laws equal the Ideal Gas Law

Ideal Gas Law sums up the others!

An ideal gas can be characterized by three state variables:

Absolute pressure (P), volume (V), and absolute temperature (T). The relationship between them may be deduced from kinetic energy.