Gas

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff on . Posted in Thermodynamics

matter phasesphase to phase transition 5Gas, abbreviated as G, is able to be compressed to fit a confined space and expanded when released. 

There are four phases of matter: gas, liquid, plasma, and solid.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gas Properties

 Properties Gas Liquid Solid
Compressibility Yes Low No
Density Low Moderate High
Expandability Yes Yes No
Intermolecule force strength Weak Moderate Strong
Particle Movement Free movement Free movement No free movement
Shape Infinite Infinite Fixed
Shear Resistance Yes Yes No
Viscosity Low Varies No
Volume Infinite Fixed Fixed

 

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