Mayer's formula

Mayer's formula

[′mī·ərz ‚fȯr·myə·lə]
(thermodynamics)
A formula which states that the difference between the specific heat of a gas at constant pressure and its specific heat at constant volume is equal to the gas constant divided by the molecular weight of the gas.
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