Question on hCritA

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ikipkemoi
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Question on hCritA

Post by ikipkemoi » Wed May 15, 2019 4:14 pm

Hello Team Hydrus,

I am using the formula Hr = exp[h*M*g/RT] to calculate hCritA. It is given that Hr is the relative humidity, h is the pressure head, M is the molecular weight of water [M/mol] (=0.018015 kg/mol), R is the universal gas constant [ML^2/T^2/K/M] (= 8.314 kg m^2/s^2/K/mol, J/mol/K), and T is the absolute temperature [K].

who knows what is ''g'' in this equation?

Thanks,
Isaac

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Re: Question on hCritA

Post by Jirka » Wed May 15, 2019 7:06 pm

"g" is gravitational acceleration. This information is in both Help (Variable Boundary Condition) and Manual (eq. 2.74). J.

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Re: Question on hCritA

Post by ikipkemoi » Thu May 16, 2019 11:11 am

Thank you prof.

I have calculated hCritA and the values are within the recommended 150 m to -1000 m, eq. 2.74 helped, but help is missing the 'g'. Thanks a lot.
IK

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Re: Question on hCritA

Post by Jirka » Thu May 16, 2019 4:24 pm

It certainly is not (see the snapshot below). J.
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