fiducial temperature

fiducial temperature

[fə′dü·shəl ′tem·prə·chər]
(meteorology)
That temperature at which, in a specified latitude, the reading of a particular barometer does not require temperature or latitude correction.
(thermodynamics)
Any of the temperatures assigned to a number of reproducible equilibrium states on the International Practical Temperature Scale; standard instruments are calibrated at these temperatures.
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where [[phi].sub.0] is the initial porosity of coals under certain fiducial temperature and without any outer loads, [K.sub.s] is bulk modulus of soil solid skeletons and [K.sub.s] = E/3(1 - 2[mu]), and [DELTA]p is the changed gas pressure from the initial gas pressure [p.sub.0] and [DELTA]p = p - [p.sub.0].
where [k.sub.0] is the initial permeability of coals under certain fiducial temperature and without any outer loads.