Ramsay-Shields-Eötvös equation

Ramsay-Shields-Eötvös equation

[′ram·zē ′shēlz ′ȯt·vȯsh i‚kwā·zhən]
(thermodynamics)
An elaboration of the Eötvös rule which states that at temperatures not too near the critical temperature, the molar surface energy of a liquid is proportional to tc -t-6 K, where t is the temperature and tc is the critical temperature.
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