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EQUATION OF STATE AND THERMOPHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF HELIUM-3

Published

Author(s)

Yonghua Huang, G.B. Chen, V. Arp, Ray Radebaugh

Abstract

Experimental data of the thermophysical properties of 3He were mined into a searchable database. Equilibrium nist-equations along the vapor-liquid and liquid-solid lines were proposed. A general nist-equation of state for normal fluid 3He based on the Debye specific heat model was developed. Calculations by the Debye fluid 3He state nist-equation differ from the reference experimental data generally within +/-1% for the p-v-T, +/-0.9% for the specific heat and +/-1% for the velocity of sound. A graphical computer program was developed to simplify the calculation of 3He properties in a wide range for temperature from 0.01 K to 300 K and pressures up to 15 MPa. 3He T-s and p-h diagrams were plotted.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the ICEC
Volume
CR06-379
Conference Dates
July 17-21, 2006
Conference Location
Prague, Czech Republic, -1
Conference Title
Invited Paper presented on the 21th International Cryogenic Engineering Conference (ICEC-21), July 17-July 21, 2006

Keywords

3He, equation of state, thermophysical properties
Created April 3, 2007, Updated January 27, 2020