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IEVref: | 113-04-52 | ID: | |

Language: | en | Status: Standard | |

Term: | isentropic exponent | ||

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Symbol: | κ
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Definition: | quantity of dimension one, equal to $-\frac{V}{p}{\left(\frac{\partial p}{\partial V}\right)}_{S}$, where V is volume, p is pressure, and S is entropy, that is kept constantNOTE For an ideal gas, isentropic exponent is equal to ratio of the specific heat capacities. | ||

Publication date: | 2011-04 | ||

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NOTE For an ideal gas, isentropic exponent is equal to ratio of the specific heat capacities.