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Gas leaks in space

  1. Feb 12, 2012 #1
    How do you calculate gas leaks in space?
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  3. Feb 12, 2012 #2
    What do you mean?
  4. Feb 12, 2012 #3
    As in a specific kind of gas leaking out of a enclosed area in outer space. How do you calculate the rate in which the gas leaks out if the pressure within is 1 atmosphere
  5. Feb 12, 2012 #4
    And the temperature within is about room temperature
  6. Feb 12, 2012 #5


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    How big is the hole the gas is leaking from? Tiny hole, long time. Big hole, short time.
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