Students bounce a steel ball in a gas-filled tube. The compressed gas provides a restoring force on the ball. By measuring the distance of initial fall or the frequency of oscillation, the ratio of specific heats of several gases, Cp/Cv may be determined.
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Keywords:Thermo & Stat Mech,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Higher Education,NSDL,Ruchhardt,Undergraduate (Upper Division),oai:nsdl.org:2200/20090307205449071T,specific,heat,Rinkel,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,degrees of freedom,Informal Education,Physics
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