# A cylinder was filled with a gas at 2 atm pressure at 27^(@)C and can withstand a pressure of 12 atm. At what temperature the cyliner bursts when th

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A cylinder was filled with a gas at 2 atm pressure at 27^(@)C and can withstand a pressure of 12 atm. At what temperature the cyliner bursts when the building catches fire?

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P_(1) = 2 atm, P_(2) = 12 atm
T_(1) = 27 + 273 = 300 K, T_(2) = ?
P_(1)/T_(1) = P_(2)/P_(2) rArr T_(2) = (T_(1)P_(2))/P_(1) rArr T_(2) = (12 xx 300)/2 = 1800 K 1527^(@) C
:.  Cylinder bursts at or above 1527^(@)C

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