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Semi-empirical Relations for Calculation of Density, Dynamic Viscosity and Specific Heat Capacity of Liquid Potassium

12/16/2023 2023 - #04 Letters ti the editorial office

Babaeva Yu.A.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26583/npe.2023.4.11

UDC: 621.039.5

This paper presents the results of analysis of experimental data on the density, dynamic viscosity and specific heat capacity of potassium in the liquid phase. Publications from the open literature from 1954 to the present time have been reviewed and analyzed. Further, calculated relations for evaluation of thermodynamic properties are proposed, error values of the proposed relations and the range of their applicability are given. The results given in 30 experimental and computational papers are used in the analysis. The obtained relations can be used as recommended for calculation of thermodynamic properties of light liquid-metal coolants.


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potassium coolant density dynamic viscosity heat capacity thermodynamic properties

Link for citing the article: Babaeva Yu.A. Semi-empirical Relations for Calculation of Density, Dynamic Viscosity and Specific Heat Capacity of Liquid Potassium. Izvestiya vuzov. Yadernaya Energetika. 2023, no. 4, pp. 134-139; DOI: https://doi.org/10.26583/npe.2023.4.11 (in Russian).