Chemistry Class 11 NCERT Solutions: Chapter 5 States of Matter Part 7

Q: 23. Explain the physical significance of Van der Waals parameters.

Structure of Van der Waals Equation for States of Matter

Structure of Van Der Waals Equation

Structure of Van der Waals Equation for States of Matter

Answer:

Physical significance of ‘a’:

‘a’ is a measure of the magnitude of intermolecular attractive forces within a gas.

Physical significance of ‘b’:

‘b’ is a measure of the volume of a gas molecule.

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