Influence of Ambient Gases on the Rate of Evaporation of Water


DR. KINGDON considers that generally the evaporation of water into a surrounding gas subjected to a minimum of external disturbance is determined principally by the diffusion of water vapour, and suggests that the experimental results of Boelter, Gordon and Griffin1 may be interpreted accordingly.

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MANSFIELD, W. Influence of Ambient Gases on the Rate of Evaporation of Water. Nature 206, 1148–1149 (1965).

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