monatomic gas


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monatomic gas

[¦män·ə¦täm·ik ′gas]
(chemistry)
A gas whose molecules have only one atom; the inert gases are examples.
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In this subsection, the distributions of physical parameters are given as a function of the upstream Reynolds number, [Re.sub.1], in Figures 8 and 9 and Table 3 again for a monatomic gas.
One of these advancements involves Acoustic Thermometry, which utilizes how the speed of sound of a monatomic gas is related to its thermodynamic temperature.
A monatomic gas such as helium should condense at low temperature into a superfluid state.
The accepted empirically verified value for the energy of a /textitN molecule monatomic gas is kT/2 with its isometric molar heat capacity ([C.sub.[upsilon]]) being (3R/2).