What Factors Affect the Condensation Temperature of Water?

In summary, the optimum temperature for water to condense out of the atmosphere can be calculated using a psychrometric chart, which can be found online. The type of surface may also influence the amount of condensation, but there is no known method for calculating this. For accurately measuring the surface tension of water, the simplest and cheapest method is unclear.
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Question:How do I calculate the optimum temprature for water to condense out of the atmosphere given the ambient temp, humidity, and hieght above sea level. Thankyou.
 
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Thankyou For Your Consice Help. Question : Apart From Temprature Does The Type Of Surface Influence The Amount Of Condensation Given The Due Point Caculations ? Thankyou.
 
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The type of surface does have an effect, but I don't know how you would calculate it.
 
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New Question, What Is The Simplest And Cheapest Method To Accuratley Measure The Surface Tension Of Water.
 

Related to What Factors Affect the Condensation Temperature of Water?

1. What is the definition of condensation temperature?

The condensation temperature is the temperature at which a substance transitions from a gas state to a liquid state through the process of condensation.

2. How is condensation temperature different from boiling point?

Condensation temperature and boiling point are two different ways of describing a substance's transition from a gas to a liquid. The boiling point is the temperature at which a liquid transitions to a gas, while the condensation temperature is the temperature at which a gas transitions to a liquid.

3. How is condensation temperature affected by pressure?

The condensation temperature of a substance is affected by pressure. Generally, an increase in pressure will result in a decrease in the condensation temperature, while a decrease in pressure will result in an increase in the condensation temperature.

4. Can the condensation temperature of a substance change?

The condensation temperature of a substance can change depending on the conditions it is exposed to. Factors such as pressure, temperature, and the presence of other substances can all affect the condensation temperature of a substance.

5. What is the significance of condensation temperature in scientific research?

The condensation temperature is an important concept in scientific research, particularly in the fields of chemistry and meteorology. It helps scientists understand and predict the behavior of substances and their phase transitions under different conditions, which can have practical applications in various industries and fields of study.

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