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Publication Citation: A Critical Review of Second Virial Coefficients for Water Vapor with Air and With Argon

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Author(s): Peter H. Huang; Allan H. Harvey;
Title: A Critical Review of Second Virial Coefficients for Water Vapor with Air and With Argon
Published: August 01, 2005
Abstract: This work reviews the current state of knowledge for the second virial coefficients of water vapor with air and with argon. Comparative tabulations of the coefficients are given from -20 degrees C to 100 degrees C along with the associated uncertainties. For Ar-H2O a pair potential produced by ab initio quantum calculations achieves a smaller uncertainty in the second virial coefficient than experiment. For Air-H2O, the existing experimental data are fairly well established in this temperature range, with uncertainties small enough for most purposes.
Conference: TEMPMEKO 2004
Proceedings: Proceedings TEMPMEKO 2004
Location: Cavtag-Dubrovnik, -1
Dates: June 22-25, 2004
Keywords: molecular interaction;quantum calculation;second virial coefficients;uncertainty;water vapor with air;water vapor with argon
Research Areas: Molecular Physics, Humidity
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