Definition of the noun fugacity
What does fugacity mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: fugacities
- the tendency of a gas to expand or escape
- the lack of enduring qualities (used chiefly of plant parts)
Alternative definition of the noun fugacity
- A measure of the tendency of a fluid to expand or escape
- [physics] A measure of the relative stability of different phases of a substance under the same conditions
- See Transience.
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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 ...
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 ...
Encyclopedia 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.
Mill Effluents by Mark R. Servos
Fugacity is a thermodynamic property which is related to chemical equilibrium.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
A 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) ...
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 ...
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.
Dictionary of Energy (2014)
by Cutler J. Cleveland, Christopher G. Morris
fugacity Thermodynamics. a function that is introduced ...
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 ...
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,.
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 ...
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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