Textbook Forum: Heat Capacity Ratio of a Gas by Adiabatic Expansion
A physical chemistry experiment with an erroneous assumption
The author proposes a more realistic treatment of a popular physical chemistry experiment.
G. L. Bertrand and H. O. McDonald, "Textbook Forum: Heat Capacity Ratio of a Gas by Adiabatic Expansion," Journal of Chemical Education, American Chemical Society (ACS), Jan 1986.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ed063p252
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