(also Charles's lawˈtʃɑːlzɪz)
Definition of Charles' law in English:
A law stating that the volume of an ideal gas at constant pressure is directly proportional to the absolute temperature.
- The properties of a gas are described by a series of equations known as the gas laws, these are Boyle's law, Charles's law, and the constant volume law.
- Used in the context of a Charles's law analysis, I found the term confusing, as it seems to imply that different components of a gaseous mixture can occupy different volumes within the same container.
- Plot the Average Volume versus Temperature, print a hard copy of the graph, and describe how your results verify Charles's law.
Late 19th century: named after Jacques A. C. Charles (1746–1823), the French physicist who first formulated it.
Definition of Charles' law in:
- US English dictionary
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