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# Ideal gas law/Related Articles

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## Parent topics

- Physical chemistry [r]: The application of physics to macroscopic, microscopic, atomic, subatomic, and particulate phenomena in chemical systems within the field of chemistry traditionally using the principles, practices and concepts of thermodynamics, quantum chemistry, statistical mechanics and kinetics.
^{[e]} - Thermodynamics [r]: The statistical description of the properties of molecular systems
^{[e]} - Statistical mechanics [r]:
*Add brief definition or description* - Gas laws [r]:
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## Subtopics

- Avogadro's law [r]: Is a gas law named after Amedeo Avogadro, who in 1811 hypothesized that
*Equal volumes of gases, at the same temperature and pressure, contain the same number of particles, or molecules.*^{[e]} - Boyle's law [r]: is a special case of the ideal gas law from which one may calculate either the pressure or the volume of gas.
^{[e]} - Charles' law [r]: Is a special case of the ideal gas law, which states:
*At constant pressure, the volume of a given mass of an ideal gas increases or decreases by the same factor as its absolute temperature increases or decreases.*^{[e]} - Gay-Lussac's law [r]:
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## Related topics

- Amontons' law [r]:
*Add brief definition or description* - Boltzmann constant [r]: The physical constant relating energy at the particle level with temperature observed at the bulk level.
^{[e]} - Boltzmann distribution [r]: Expression for the relative probability that a subsystem of a physical system in thermal equilibrium has a certain energy.
^{[e]} - Compressibility factor (gases) [r]: A thermodynamic property for modifying the ideal gas law to account for behavior of real gases.
^{[e]} - Law of combining volumes [r]:
*Add brief definition or description* - Osmosis [r]:
*Add brief definition or description* - Partial pressure [r]: The pressure which each gas in a gas mixture would have if it alone occupied the same volume at the same temperature.
^{[e]} - Specific heat ratio [r]: The ratio of the specific heat of a gas at constant pressure, , to the specific heat at constant volume, , also sometimes called the
*adiabatic index*or the*heat capacity ratio*or the*isentropic expansion factor*.^{[e]} - Van der Waals equation [r]: An equation of state for a fluid composed of particles that have a non-zero size and a pairwise attractive inter-particle force.
^{[e]} - Vapor pressure [r]: The pressure of a vapor in equilibrium with its liquid or solid phase.
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## Biographies

- Amedeo Avogadro [r]: (August 9, 1776 – July 9, 1856). An Italian physicist who proposed in 1811 Avogadro's law.
^{[e]} - Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann [r]:
*Add brief definition or description* - Robert Boyle [r]: Robert Boyle (1627 – 1691). British chemist and physicist.
^{[e]} - Jacques Charles [r]:
*Add brief definition or description* - Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron [r]:
*Add brief definition or description* - John Dalton [r]: English pioneer chemist and meteorologist (1766-1844), formulated the first quantitative atomic theory.
^{[e]} - Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac [r]:
*Add brief definition or description* - Edme Mariotte [r]:
*Add brief definition or description* - James Clerk Maxwell [r]: (1831 – 1879) Scottish physicist best known for his formulation of electromagnetic theory and the statistical theory of gases.
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