transmissivity


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transmissivity

(ˌtrænzmɪˈsɪvɪtɪ)
n
(General Physics) physics a measure of the ability of a material to transmit radiation, equal to the internal transmittance of the material under conditions in which the path of the radiation has unit length
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The SR transmissivity varies as a function time use of plastic, changing the energy balance within the environments.
and T is the transmissivity, S is the dimensionless storage coefficient, Ker and Kei are the zero-order Kelvin functions, [r.
14] that under certain conditions, the transmissivity of UV light due to liquid droplet scattering and absorption can be assumed to be almost identical to the transmissivity of visible light wavelength ([[lambda].
However, direct solar radiation on the inside envelope surfaces is influenced by many factors that are not considered in the physical model, involving the window orientation, area, and glass transmissivity.
The clear-sky transmissivity and cloud transmittance parameters, and a parameter used to convert observed cloud-cover fraction to sunshine fraction, were calibrated using radiation data obtained from the Bureau of Meteorology.
1988) summarized 67 pump tests in mainland Nova Scotia from the Nova Scotia Department of Environment pump test data base in these rock types, which provided a similar average low transmissivity of 4.
Hydraulic conductivities (K) of the shallow bedrock aquifers of the streams were estimated from transmissivity (T) calculations by use of the Thiem equation (Bear 1979), and divided by the estimated aquifer saturated thickness (b) estimated from well logs.
The rate at which a material absorbs IR radiant heat is characterized by three properties: absorptivity, transmissivity and reflectivity.
Unlike the transmissivity, the reflective properties of a gas remain independent of path length and is an ever present property which cannot be ignored.