Boyle’s Law

Equipment

Pressure sensor and syringe are in box on cart or table in front of room. Computer and Pasco interface are at each station

Set-up

The image below is the basic set of the equipment. Note which port the pressure sensor is plugged into.

Pasco Setup:

  • Launch Pasco Capstone software
  • Click hardware set up (far left)
  • Click the port we plugged the pressure sensor into
  • Select “Pressure Sensor, Absolute”
  • Click and drag “Table” icon into the blank area.

  • Click select measurement
  • Click “Absolute Pressure (kPa)”

Finally we click run, gather data, click stop, make our adjustments and repeat until we have all data we need.