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General Properties of Gases

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The term pressure is used throughout this chapter to mean the absolute pressure, not the gauge pressure, which is the pressure above atmospheric pressure. Absolute pressure is gauge pressure plus atmospheric pressure. Absolute temperature and temperature differences are measured in Kelvin (K). T K =t (°C) + 273.15. (See Table 4-1.)

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