specific humidity


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specific humidity

n.
The ratio of the weight of water in a volume of air to the weight of the dry air alone, usually expressed in grams per kilogram.

specific humidity

n
(Physical Geography) the mass of water vapour in a sample of moist air divided by the mass of the sample
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Geckos can only survive in certain temperatures and at specific humidity levels.
Power, kW [delta] = Enthalpy correction factor, kJ/kg [epsilon] = Void fraction [epsilon] = Heat exchanger effectiveness Subscripts a = Air c = Condenser/Condensing CWR = Condenser Water Return CWS = Condenser Water Supply CHW = Chilled Water/Evaporator Side Water Circuit DN = Downstream DNS = Sum of downstream pressure drop In = Inlet Condition mot = Motor max = Maximum min = Minimum Out = Outlet Condition UP = Upstream rej = Rejected heat req = Required STK = Stack T = Total v = Velocity w = Water wb = Wet bulb Abbreviation: CT = Cooling Tower RH = Relative Humidity, % SH = Specific Humidity, kg of [H.
Five different variables were considered: 2-m temperature, precipitation, wind speed and direction, specific humidity, and moisture flux (a combination of winds and specific humidity).
Our result fits well the relationships between specific humidity and incoming longwave radiation obtained from the analysis of measurement data from BSRN as well as some other actinometrical stations (Ruckstuhl et al.
The RH-AS2 probe is capable of measuring relative humidity, dewpoint, absolute humidity, specific humidity, wetbulb temperature and drybulb temperature.
ci]--air conditioning index of specific humidity in the zone defined by the HVAC sub-model of the single room laboratory, [t.
In this paper, three important meteorological parameters were evaluated including: surface temperature (at 2 m in Kelvin), wind speed (at 10 m in m/s) and direction (in degrees), and specific humidity (at 2 m in g/kg).
The height of the convective boundary layer (CBL) is the base of the inversion layer, where the temperature increases and the specific humidity decreases with height, (FISCH et al.
in] = specific humidity of the return air, lb/lb (kg/kg)