Skip to main content
Physics LibreTexts

13: Temperature, Kinetic Theory, and the Gas Laws

Thumbnail: High heat resulted in thermal expansion of these rails, buckling this section of railway. Imaged used with permission (Public domain; U.S. Department of Transportation)


  • Paul Peter Urone (Professor Emeritus at California State University, Sacramento) and Roger Hinrichs (State University of New York, College at Oswego) with Contributing Authors: Kim Dirks (University of Auckland) and Manjula Sharma (University of Sydney). This work is licensed by OpenStax University Physics under a Creative Commons Attribution License (by 4.0).