Avogadro's Number

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Condition :   Good  
Principle :   Moles and Periodic Chart Fundamentals  
Area of Study :  Mechanics  
Equipment :   22.4 Liter Box = 1 Mole of Gas.
Procedure :   The box is just to show what the volume of 1 mole of gas would be. There should be Avogadro's number of molecules of a gas in this volume.
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   References
 

A. John Mallinckrodt, "Line 'em Up", TPT, Vol. 44, # 3, March 2006, p. 134.

James J. Carr, "Sizing Up Atoms", TPT, Vol. 44, # 4, Apr. 2006, p. 198.

Clifford Swartz, "All Atoms Are (About) the Same Size", TPT, Vol. 44, # 1, Jan. 2006, p. 16.

Frederic R. Stauffer, "An Estimate of Avogadro's Number", TPT, Vol. 29, # 4, Apr. 1991, p. 252.

John L. Kroening, "Old Avogadro", TPT, Vol. 29, # 6, Sept. 1991, p. 326.

Albert A. Bartlett,  "One Mole of Dollars",  TPT, Vol. 26, # 2, p. 99, February 1988.

Frank T. Dietz, "More on Avogadro's Number", TPT, Vol. 22, # 8, Nov. 1984, p. 515.

Edwin R. Jones Jr., Richard L. Childers, "Observational Evidence for Atoms", TPT, Vol. 22, # 6, Sept. 1984, p. 354.

Albert A. Barlett, "Examples of Atmospheric Arithmetic", TPT, Vol. 21, # 9, Dec. 1983, p. 594.

Hugh C. Wolfe, "Weight in Newtons - Mass in Kilograms!", TPT, Vol. 10, # 1, Jan. 1972, p. 5.

Phillip Morrison, "Something Old, Something New", TPT, Vol. 10, # 2, Feb. 1972, p. 67.

Wendell G. Bradley, "A Definition of the Mole Suitable for Physicists", TPT, Vol. 9, # 7, Oct. 1971, p. 385

 

S. I. Salem et al.,  "Determination of Avogadro's Number (An Experiment,)",  AJP, p. 466, Vol. 56, No. 5, May 1988.

George C. Alexandrakis, "Determination of Molecular Size and Avogadro's Number: A Student Experiment", AJP, Vol. 46, # 8, Aug. 1978, p. 810.

 

H- 450:  "Gram Molecular Volume Box",  DICK and RAE Physics Demo Notebook.

 

David Kutliroff, "64, Use Old Throw Away Hypodermic Syringes to Illustrate the Ideal Gas Law", 101 Classroom Demonstrations and Experiments For Physics Teachers, p. 142.

"Does a Gas Have a Mass?", The Caliper, Vernier Software & Technology, Vol. 21, # 2, Fall 2004, p. 7.



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