1. PF Contest - Win "Conquering the Physics GRE" book! Click Here to Enter
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Gas to liquid by pressure

  1. Jul 27, 2010 #1
    If I Press gas to a pressure in which it changes to liquid. What would be temperature of this liquid after?
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 27, 2010 #2
    Unary phase diagram:


    At any temperature higher than the triple point temperature (but below the critical point), there is some pressure at which the gas and liquid will coexist. The exact curve depends on the substance you are compressing.

    So if you fix the temperature, you can compress the gas until it liquifies. If you are not holding the temperature fixed, the behavior has to depend on whatever constraints you are imposing.
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Similar Threads - liquid pressure Date
I Liquid volume loss during pressure test Feb 2, 2018
I Water pressure in U-Tube arms Dec 4, 2017