# Kinetic Theory of Gasess

In a diesel engine, the piston compresses air at 308 K to a volume that is 0.0629 of the original volume and a pressure that is 48.7 times the original pressure. What is the temperature of the air after the compression?

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Use ideal gas law:

PV=nRT

For the two cases (before and after compression) we ...

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In a diesel engine, the piston compresses air at 308 K to a volume that is 0.0629 of the original volume and a pressure that is 48.7 times the original pressure. What is the temperature of the air after the compression?

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