School of Physics Lecture Demonstration Manual

He-4 P-V-T Diagrams

Published: Monday 13 March 2006 - Updated: Monday 28 March 2011

Aim

To represent the equilibrium states of a pure substance in terms of a 3 dimensional P-V-T surface diagram.

Apparatus

P-V-T surfaces

Diagrams

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P-V-T Diagrams

Description

The apparatus consists of plaster of Paris casts of P-V-T surfaces for carbon dioxide and a water like substance.

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