These Physics I lecture notes cover the ideal gas law defined (pV = nRT = NkT); work and heat as processes leading to changes of state; gas properties; kinematics and dynamics of gas molecules; degrees of freedom of motion for gas molecule; equipartition theorem; derivation of ideal gas law; and ideal atmosphere and isothermal atmosphere.

Course: 8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004

Instructors: Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow

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