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Stream Tables



Allan Harvey


This article explains steam tables at an introductory technical level. After some historical meterial on the development of steam tables and their international standardization, the current standrds as adopted by the International Association for the Properties of Water and Steam (IAPWS) are described. The article concludes with a discussion of current and future trends in international water property standardization and research.
Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology


international standards, steam, steam tables, thermodynamic properties, transport properties, water


Harvey, A. (2002), Stream Tables, Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology (Accessed February 25, 2024)
Created January 31, 2002, Updated October 16, 2008