Explore BrainMass

Estimate the density of air

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the solution, here!

If we approximate the atmosphere to be 79% nitrogen (N_2) by volume and 21% oxygen (O_2), estimate the density of air (kg/m^3) at STP conditions (0 degrees C, 1 atm)

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 22, 2018, 10:36 pm ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/engineering/molecular-engineering/estimate-the-density-of-air-83531

Solution Preview

Remember 1 mole of ideal gas occupies 22.4L at STP conditions.
Molecular weight of O2 = 32(g/mol)
Molecular ...

Solution Summary

The solution provides explanations for ideal gas concept and then step-by-step instructions for the problem.