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Definition of the noun fugacity

What does fugacity mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: fugacities

  1. the tendency of a gas to expand or escape
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • more generic term: physical property = any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
  2. the lack of enduring qualities (used chiefly of plant parts)

Alternative definition of the noun fugacity

noun

  1. A measure of the tendency of a fluid to expand or escape
  2. [physics] A measure of the relative stability of different phases of a substance under the same conditions
  3. See Transience.

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Google previewKey Concepts in Environmental Chemistry (2011)

by Grady Hanrahan I

Fugacity is a calculated property that is intrinsically related to chemical potential. Fugacity is a measure of how much the chemical potential of the component in the gas deviates from the chemical potential of some reference, namely, the ...

Google previewDaedalus (1908)

Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

It has been shown in the preceding paper that for a given substance in a given state the fugacity is a defmite property of which the numerical value can in most cases be readily determined, and which is well suited to serve as an exact measure ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Astrobiology (2011)

by Muriel Gargaud, Ricardo Amils, Henderson James Cleaves, Michel Viso, Daniele Pinti

Oxygen fugacity is an equivalent of the partial pressure of oxygen in a particular environment (atmosphere, rocks, etc.) corrected for the nonideal character of the gas.

Google previewEnvironmental Fate and Effects of Pulp and Paper (1996)

Mill Effluents by Mark R. Servos

Fugacity is a thermodynamic property which is related to chemical equilibrium.

Google previewIron and its unique role in earth evolution (2006)

by Arkady N. Pilchin, Lev V. Eppelbaum

Oxygen fugacity is an important parameter in terrestrial systems, because it controls the content of FeO and Fe,O3, and also the stability of metallic iron. Higher oxygen fugacity means fewer iron silicates or fewer mafic minerals, because the ...

Google previewPesticides in Stream Sediment and Aquatic Biota (2010)

Distribution, Trends, and Governing Factors by Lisa H. Nowell, Paul D. Capel, Peter D. Dileanis

Fugacity is the thermodynamically driven escaping tendency of a chemical from a particular phase. It has units of pressure, and at low concentrations (such as usually occur in the environment) it is proportional to concentration. A difference in ...

Google previewIntroduction to CHEMICAL ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS (2014)

by GOPINATH HALDER

Fugacity is an intensive property. It is a sort of idealized pressure. It has the same dimension as pressure, usually atm or bar. It is preferably used in the study of phase. It is also useful for multi-component equilibrium involving any combination ...

Google previewProceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1908)

It has been shown in the preceding paper that for a given substance in a given state the fugacity is a definite property of which the numerical value can in most cases be readily determined, and which is well suited to serve as an exact measure ...

Google previewStudies in Mineralogy and Precambrian Geology (1972)

by Bruce R. Doe, Deane Kingsley Smith

An important point to note here is that the intrinprinciple should also apply' sic oxygen fugacity is a quantity definable in terms of composition, temperature, and total pressure. The above discussions for intrinsic oxygen fugacities of binary ...

Google previewExposure and Risk Assessment of Chemical Pollution (2009)

Contemporary Methodology by Lubomir I. Simeonov, Mahmoud A. Hassanien

For example, since fugacity is an equilibrium criterion analogous to chemical potential, the equilibrium status of the system can be readily assessed. Interested readers are encouraged to further explore the details of these models and the ...

Google previewRisk Assessment of Chemicals: An Introduction (2007)

by C.J. van Leeuwen, T.G. Vermeire

Fugacity is a central thermodynamic characteristic that in turn can be estimated from, or related to, some of the compound properties introduced in the following sections of this chapter. The key role of compound properties in environmental fate ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2010)

by John Daintith, Elizabeth A. Martin

fugacity Symbol A thermodynamic function used in place of partial pressure in reactions involving real gases and mixtures. For a component of a mixture, d(lnf) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemical Engineering (2014)

by Carl Schaschke

fugacity those obtained directly from nature such as methane, whereas secondary fuels are derived from primary fuels, such as coke. See combustion. 2. A nuclear fuel is a substance capable of nuclear fission for the production of nuclear ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry

by E. Ramanathan M.Sc., M.Phil., B.Ed.

fugacity (f) is a thermodynamic function used in place of partial pressure in reactions involving real gases and mixtures.

Google previewDictionary of Energy (2014)

by Cutler J. Cleveland, Christopher G. Morris

fugacity Thermodynamics. a function that is introduced ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (2013)

by Michael Allaby

fugacity however, so the water vapour condenses into droplets, producing the fog. frontal wave Wave-like deformation of the line of a 'front between two 'air masses. The wave develops from the northward incursion of warm air and usually ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Technical Education-25 THERMODYNAMICS

Fugacity coeflicients of numerous pure gases are tabulated from low (¢,*=l) to high pressures for practical use. In Eq. (4) the reference pressure p* is the standard pressure, p+=p°=l atm; quantity p¢,* is called the fugacity of the pure gas Y,.

Google previewDictionary of Petroleum Exploration, Drilling & Production, 2nd Edition (2014)

by Norman Hyne Ph.D.

freshwater mud | fugacity freshwater mud drilling mud made with fresh water as the liquid FWTRM Fresnel zone the area of a reflecting surface from seismic energy reflected, reinforced by constructive interference, and read by a detector ( first ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ecology and Environmental Management (2009)

fugacity The tendency for a substance to transfer from one environmental medium to another. It is analogous to chemical potential -the tendency of a chemical to escape from a phase. The concept is used in models ...

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Scrabble value of F4U1G2A1C3I1T1Y4

The value of this 8-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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