Measurement of the temperature of density maximum of water solutions using a convective flow technique

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Cawley, Michael F. ; McGlynn, D. ; Mooney, P.A. (2006)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Subject: Experimental Physics
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A technique is described which yields an accurate measurement of the temperature of density maximum of fluids which exhibit such anomalous behaviour. The method relies on the detection of changes in convective flow in a rectangular cavity containing the test fluid.The n... View more
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