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This paintings starts by means of distinguishing the variation among quantum mechanics and quantum box idea. It then makes an attempt to increase box conception via including a thermal measure of freedom to phenomena happening inside of a vacuum. The ensuing quantum box idea is named Thermo box Dynamics (TFD).

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69 point of water (2–8) (2–9) A comparison of various temperature scales is given in Fig. 2–21. 15 K (or 0°C), which is the temperature at which water freezes (or ice melts) and water exists as a solid–liquid mixture in equilibrium under standard atmospheric pressure (the ice point). 16 K. 01°C. 00°C, and thus the new and old Celsius scales were in good agreement. The International Temperature Scale of 1990 (ITS-90) The International Temperature Scale of 1990, which supersedes the International Practical Temperature Scale of 1968 (IPTS-68), 1948 (ITPS-48), and 1927 (ITS-27), was adopted by the International Committee of Weights and Measures at its meeting in 1989 at the request of the Eighteenth General Conference on Weights and Measures.

Thermodynamics 2. Introduction and Basic Concepts 27 © The McGraw−Hill Companies, 2008 Chapter 2 INTRODUCTION AND BASIC CONCEPTS E very science has a unique vocabulary associated with it, and thermodynamics is no exception. Precise definition of basic concepts forms a sound foundation for the development of a science and prevents possible misunderstandings. We start this chapter with a discussion of some basic concepts such as system, state, state postulate, equilibrium, and process. We also discuss temperature and temperature scales with particular emphasis on the International Temperature Scale of 1990.

That is, Specific gravity: SG ϭ r rH2O (2–3) Note that the specific gravity of a substance is a dimensionless quantity. 001 times the density in kg/m3) since the density of water at 4°C is 1 g/cm3 ϭ 1 kg/L ϭ 1000 kg/m3. 6. 6 kg/L ϭ 13,600 kg/m3. The specific gravities of some substances at 20°C are given in Table 2–1. Note that substances with specific gravities less than 1 are lighter than water, and thus they would float on water (if immiscible). The weight of a unit volume of a substance is called specific weight, or weight density, and is expressed as Specific weight: gs ϭ rg (N/m3) (2–4) where g is the gravitational acceleration.

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