# Ideal Gas Law Equilibrium Requirements

+ 0 like - 2 dislike
286 views

It is well known that the ideal gas law applies only to an ideal gas, one consisting of particles infinitesimal in size and exhibits no interactions between the particles. Considering an ideal gas, is the ideal gas law valid under non-equilibrium conditions? For example, does the ideal gas law hold for all instants of in the free expansion of an ideal gas?

Closed as per community consensus as the post is not graduate-level. Might be more appropriate at PhysicsForums.com