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The Cylindrical Indefinite Positive Column in a Fixed Neutral Gas

  • Max F. Hoyaux
Part of the Applied Physics and Engineering book series (APPLIED PHYS, volume 8)

Abstract

All the simplified models of the positive column in the high-pressure arc are based upon the assumption of the Local Thermodynamic Equilibrium (L.T.E.). The meaning of this expression has been recalled at the beginning of this book.

Keywords

Burning Convection Mercury Heat Content Recombination 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Max F. Hoyaux
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.University of PittsburghPittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Westinghouse Electric CorporationPittsburghUSA
  3. 3.Carnegie-Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA

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