Molecular Mean Free Path Calculator

The molecular mean free path Calculator will calculate the:

  1. Mean free path of gas molecules
Molecular Mean Free Path Calculator
Molecular Mean Free Path Calculator Results (detailed calculations and formula below)
The mean free path of gas molecules is m
Mean free path of gas molecules calculations
λ = 2 × V/2 × π × d2 × N
λ = 2 × /2 × × 2 ×
λ = × /2 × × ×
λ = /
λ =
Molecular Mean Free Path Calculator Input Values
Diameter of gas molecule (d) = m
Number of molecules (N) =
Volume of container (V) = m3
Archimedes' constant (π) =

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Mean free path of gas molecules Formula and Calculation

λ = 2 × V/2 × π × d2 × N

The mean free path of gas molecules formula derives from the formula of molecular mean free path:

λ = 1/2 × π × d2 × N/V

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