Mechanical Engineering - Heat Transfer, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning - Discussion


According to Dalton's law of partial pressures, (where pb = Barometric pressure, pa = Partial pressure of dry air, and pv = Partial pressure of water vapour)

[A]. Pb = pa - pv
[B]. Pb = pa + pv
[C]. Pb = pa x pv
[D]. Pb = pa/pv

Answer: Option B


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Sanjay said: (Sep 18, 2013)  
The total pressure exerted by the mixture of non-reactive gases is equal to the sum of the partial pressures of individual gases.

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