Atmospheric Gas Diffusion (EXP)

Ammonia and hydrogen chloride are released into the air on huge scales. Design an experiment to estimate the rates of diffusion of these atmospheric pollutants.

Photo of an industrial sector exhausting steam and smog, with a yellow haze in the background. Image from Pixabay.

Problem written by: Dr. Stephanie Pugliese and Professor Judith Poë 

Curriculum items covered: Graham's Law, gas phase reactions, atmospheric chemistry.

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