Pneumonic for GAS LAW

  1. Hey guys, does anyone have a pneumonic for the gas laws ex: boyles, charles, gay-lussacs, avogadros ect. Thanks ahead of time.
    GC
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  2. 11 Comments

  3. by   Laughing Gas
    Can These Guys Possibly Be Violinists

    Make a triangle with C B G at the angles.
    Constants are at the rays stemming from the angle with variable at the opposite side. I think Boyles is inverse, work with it and it will make sense
  4. by   CRNAMASTER
    Hey thanks, I just actually came to that conclusion. GC

    Quote from Laughing Gas
    Can These Guys Possibly Be Violinists

    Make a triangle with C B G at the angles.
    Constants are at the rays stemming from the angle with variable at the opposite side. I think Boyles is inverse, work with it and it will make sense
  5. by   Nitecap
    Starting with right hand corner of triangle and going clockwise.

    Can these guys possibly be victorious

    C-charles
    T-temp
    G- Gay lus
    P-pressure
    B-boyle
    V-Volume

    also remember Boil for Boyles law = Temp constant
  6. by   TraumaNurse
    Could These Girls Possibly Be Virgins
  7. by   Kiwi
    Mnemonic for BOYLE:
    Breathe (as you ascend)
    Or
    Your
    Lung
    Explodes
    Last edit by Kiwi on Sep 17, '05
  8. by   ParalyzeDragon
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  9. by   Future SRNA
    How about:

    P T V (Paid T V)
    C B G (Can be Good)

    Charle's Law --> Pressure remains contant

    Boyle's Law --> Temperature remains constant

    Gay L Law ---> Volume remains constant

    I hope this helps,

    Yamile
  10. by   mwbeah
    "Chuck is under pressure {constant}"
    "It takes temperature to Boyle water"
    "Giant Ladles dish out alot of volume"

    May be corny but it worked for me.

    Mike
  11. by   CRNAMASTER
    Thanks alot, this really helps. GC
  12. by   troyb
    i think if you can remember this you wont have any problems for any of the gas laws:

    P1V1/nRT=P2V2/nRT

    figure out what is being asked in the problem, then plug and chug.
  13. by   pasgasser
    Quote from troyb
    i think if you can remember this you wont have any problems for any of the gas laws:

    P1V1/nRT=P2V2/nRT

    figure out what is being asked in the problem, then plug and chug.
    pneumonics are ok, but Troy is correct. This is important and understanding the relationships is a must in practice. Few CRNA's or MDA's could quote these Laws but the magority should be able to derive them. After you understand them, they make sense.

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