# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Gas Laws
Gas Laws and Liquids
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Science
05/29/2012

## Additional Science Flashcards

Term
 Pressure
Definition
 The amount of force exerted per unit area.Pressure = Force / Area
Term
 Pascal
Definition
 Basic unit of pressure.One pascal is 1 Netwon over 1 square meter.
Term
 Boyle's Law
Definition
 Temperature stays constant.As volume decreases, pressure will increase.
Term
 Charles's Law
Definition
 Pressure stays constant.As the temperature increases, the volume will increase.
Term
 Gay-Lussac's Law
Definition
 Volume stays constant.As temperature decreases, pressure decreases as well.
Term
 Diffusion
Definition
 Gas wants to move from areas of high concentration to areas of low concentration.
Term
Definition
 A difference in concentration withing a given space.
Term
 Equilibrium
Definition
 Reached when all particles within a given space are evenly distributed.
Term
 Osmosis
Definition
 The movement of water through a semi-permeable membrane
Term
 Solute
Definition
 What's being disolved.The salt.
Term
 Solvent
Definition
 What the solute is being dissolved in.The water.
Term
 Solution
Definition
 The end product or mixture of the solute and solvent.
Term
 Bernoullis Principle
Definition
 As a fluid's velocity increases, the pressure the fluid exerts decreases.
Term
 Buoyancy
Definition
 The ability of a fluid to exert an upward force on an object immersed in it.
Term
 Achimede's Principle
Definition
 The buoyant force on an object is equal to the weight of the fluid it displaces.
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