Root Mean Square (RMS) Speed Calculator

The Root Mean Square (RMS) Speed Calculator will calculate:

  1. The root mean square speed of ideal gas molecules
Root Mean Square Speed Calculator | RMS Calculator
Root Mean Square (RMS) Speed Calculator Results (detailed calculations and formula below)
The root mean square speed of ideal gas molecules is m/s
Root mean square speed of gas molecules calculations
vrms = √3 × R × T/M
vrms = √3 × × /
vrms = √/
vrms = √
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Root Mean Square Speed Calculator Input Values
Temperature of gas (T) K [Kelvin degree]
Molar mass of gas (M) kg/mol [kilogram per mole]
Ideal gas constant (R) J/mol∙K [Joules per mole times Kelvin]

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Root mean square speed of gas molecules Formula and Calculation

vrms = √3 × R × T/M

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