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Objectives:
To show the effect of quickly decompression a fixed amount of gas in selected vessel.

2. Introduction & Theory:


Uncontrolled decompression is an unplanned drop in the pressures or fail to pressurize at all. Rapid decompression is a type of uncontrolled decompression. Occurring of rapid decompression can be dangerous on human-health e.g. hypoxia. Possible law temperature in pressure vessel and pipe works in some applications, ice can form on the pipe work making condition dangerous for users and causing material failure. Although rapid decompression was found to be dangerous in some fields, it was found to be useful in some other fields such as in refrigeration and air conditioning. Rapid decompression is used to decrease the pressure and temperature of the refrigerant.

3. List of Apparatus:
1. Boyle's Law apparatus. 2. Hand pump.

Fig (1): Boyle's Law apparatus.

4. Procedure:
1. Make sure the equipment is level, open the air vents at the top of each reservoir and check which the oil reaches the fill level mark on both vessel. 2. Connect the bicycle-style pump to one-way valve marked pressure. 3. Turn the two-way valve towards the pressure connection. 4. Connect the digital temperature display. 5. Shut both air vents. 6. Note the normal air temperature in the test cylinder. 7. Use the bicycle style pump to slowly increase the pressure in the test cylinder to 0.4 bar (gauge). Keeping the air temperature around the ambient. 8. Quickly open the vents in the test cylinder and note how the oil rushes in to fill the volume previously filled by the trapped air. Note the sudden and large drop in the temperature.

5. Results & analysis:


Air Temp. before decompression (C) 16.1 15.9 Air Temp. after Decompression (C) 15.9 15.7

6. Conclusion:
Based on the observation of the present observations, it is concluded that after a rapid decompression leads to sudden drop of temperature which can be a dangerous or useful in some application.