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A Sensitive Method for the Detection of Traces of Water in Oil

Nature volume 169, page 1109 (28 June 1952) | Download Citation

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CORRESPONDENTS have pointed out that the derivation of the expression for the wetness of an oil in terms of the manometer reading, as given in the communication under this title in Nature of March 8, p. 412, is probably incorrect.

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    Based on the value d0,760 = 1.173 mgm./ml., from , “Handbook of Engineering Fundamentals” (1946).

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  1. Experimental Oil Test Group, Research Department, Vickers-Armstrongs, Ltd., Elswick Works, Newcastle upon Tyne 4. May 6.

    • J. E. C. STRINGER

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