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written by Gary Gladding
published by the University of llinois Physics Education Research Group
This is an interactive homework problem relating to the kinetic theory of gases.  It features a syringe that has just been used and now lies empty.  The syringe must be heated to high temperatures to sterilize it.  Using the information given in the problem, the user is asked to find the rms speed of the oxygen molecules.

This problem is accompanied by a Socratic-dialog "help" sequence designed to encourage critical thinking as users do a guided conceptual analysis before attempting the mathematics. It is part of a larger collection of interactive problems developed by the Illinois Physics Education Research Group.
SEE RELATED ITEMS BELOW for a link to the full set of problems developed by the author for an introductory course on mechanics and heat.
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- Active Learning
= Problem Solving
Thermo & Stat Mech
- Kinetic and Diffusive Processes
= Kinetic Theory
- Models
= Ideal Gas
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- Instructional Material
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ideal gas, kinetic theory of gases, rms speed
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G. Gladding, (University of llinois Physics Education Research Group, Urbana, 2006), WWW Document, (http://per.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys101/ie/13/syringe).
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G. Gladding, Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Syringe, (University of llinois Physics Education Research Group, Urbana, 2006), <http://per.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys101/ie/13/syringe>.
APA Format
Gladding, G. (2006, June 16). Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Syringe. Retrieved November 19, 2019, from University of llinois Physics Education Research Group: http://per.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys101/ie/13/syringe
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Gladding, Gary. Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Syringe. Urbana: University of llinois Physics Education Research Group, June 16, 2006. http://per.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys101/ie/13/syringe (accessed 19 November 2019).
MLA Format
Gladding, Gary. Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Syringe. Urbana: University of llinois Physics Education Research Group, 2006. 16 June 2006. 19 Nov. 2019 <http://per.physics.illinois.edu/per/IE/ie.pl?phys101/ie/13/syringe>.
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@misc{ Author = "Gary Gladding", Title = {Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Syringe}, Publisher = {University of llinois Physics Education Research Group}, Volume = {2019}, Number = {19 November 2019}, Month = {June 16, 2006}, Year = {2006} }
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Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Syringe:

Is Part Of http://research.physics.illinois.edu/per/ie_101.html

This is a link to the full set of Interactive Examples by the same author, developed for an introductory physics course on Mechanics and Heat.

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