Properties of Pure Substances


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Properties of Pure Substances
10103141011122 Properties of Pure Substances
INTRODUCTION In this chapter the relationships between pressure, specific volume, and temperature will be presented for a pure substance. A pure substance is homogeneous. It may exist in more than one phase, but each phase must have the same chemical composition. Water is a pure substance. The various combinations of its three phases have the same chemical composition. Air is not a pure substance, and liquid air and air vapor have different chemical compositions. In addition, only a simple compressible substance will be considered, that is, a s…
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Merle C. Potter, PhD; Craig W. Somerton, PhD: Schaum's Outline of Thermodynamics for Engineers, Third Edition. Properties of Pure Substances, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export