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Chapter 9

Speed of Sound Measurements and Heat Capacities of Gases

Sound speed measurements offer a convenient and accurate route for determining the heat capacity of a gas. The speed of sound can usually be determined with very small random uncertainty and the systematic errors to which such measurements are exposed differ markedly from those encountered in conven...

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Print publication date
16 Aug 2010
Copyright year
2010
Print ISBN
978-0-85404-176-3
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978-1-84755-979-1