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Gas Cylinders and Safety

A Case Study in Chemistry


Author(s)

Melinda Box
Department of Natural Sciences
Wake Technical Community College
mcbox@waketech.edu

Abstract

This case study, developed for an introductory chemistry course as part of a two-year dental hygiene curriculum, teaches students how to apply gas properties and gas storage identification systems to identify a mishandled or mislabeled gas cylinder.


Objectives

  • Learn about gas properties.
  • Learn about gas storage identification systems.
  • Apply this knowledge to identify a mislabeled gas cylinder.

Keywords

Gas properties; combined gas law; Boyle's Law; Dalton's Law; Charles' Law; gas storage identification systems; gas cylinder coupling

Topical Areas

N/A

Educational Level

High school, Undergraduate lower division

Format

PDF

Type / Methods

Directed

Language

English

Subject Headings

Chemistry (General)  |  


Date Posted

10/25/06

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