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April 21, 2014

Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Crow on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 8:59am.

A helium-4 atom falls from a height h into a tank of gaseous helium atoms at 300 K. What is h in meters if the temperature of the helium atoms remains at 300 K after the falling atom enters the tank?

Details and assumptions
The acceleration of gravity is −9.8 m/s2.
As the atom falls it is in vacuum.
The atom starts from rest.

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