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The Properties of Pure Liquids

Tsien, H. S. (1953) The Properties of Pure Liquids. Journal of the American Rocket Society, 23 (1). 17-24, 35. ISSN 0095-9073.

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By a semiempirical approach, a method is found to calculate the specific heat of a normal pure liquid at constant pressure form the specific heat of the gaseous state at the same temperature. It is also found that the coefficient of thermal expansion, the compressibility, and the velocity of sound of the liquid can be calculated accurately if the density, the molecular weight, and the normal boiling temperature of the liquid at atmospheric pressure are known. Finally, a method of computing the thermal conductivity of all liquids, except liquid metals, from compressibility and density is developed. For normal liquids, the thermal conductivity can again be determined if only the normal boiling temperature, the density, and the molecular weight are known.

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Additional Information:(Reprinted from Journal of the American Rocket Society, January-February 1953) Copyright, 1953, by the American Rocket Society, Inc., and reprinted by permission of the copyright owner. Received October 14, 1952.
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