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Speed of sound in nitrogen as a function of temperature and pressure

Hagermann, Axel and Zarnecki, John (2005). Speed of sound in nitrogen as a function of temperature and pressure. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 118(3) pp. 1272–1273.

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Speed of sound measurements in nitrogen by Younglove and McCarty [J. Chem. Thermodynam. 12, 1121–1128 (1980)] are revisited and an empirical polynomial equation for the speed of sound is derived. The polynomial coefficients differ from those given by Wong and Wu [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 102, 650–651 (1997)] with the result that discrepancies between predicted and measured values at low temperatures are reduced. The maximal error over the complete temperature and pressure range from 80 to 350 K and 0.031 to 0.709 MPa is reduced from 5.38% to 0.78%.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0001-4966
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Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 5540
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Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2006
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2016 15:00
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