Dieterici equation of state

Dieterici equation of state

[dē·də′rē·chē i′kwā·zhen əv ′stāt]
(thermodynamics)
An empirical equation of state for gases, pea/vRT (v - b) = RT, where p is the pressure, T is the absolute temperature, v is the molar volume, R is the gas constant, and a and b are constants characteristic of the substance under consideration.
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