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German translation: Totvolumen

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English term or phrase:dead volume
German translation:Totvolumen
Entered by: Ulrike Lieder
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23:31 Jan 18, 2001
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Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: dead volume
The reaction gas enters the furnace/sample area directly, just below the sample, and flows via the furnace wall to the sample. Thus, dead volume can be low resulting in a small gas change time constant. The time constant depends on the flow rate.
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Totvolumen
Explanation:
Both Kucera, Chemistry, and Ernst give Totvolumen, and the term is also supported by Gross, WB Chemie & chem. Technik

Kucera: Dictionary of Chemistry English-German :
dead volume / Totvolumen n (in der Gaschromatografie)
Ernst Englisch-Deutsch :
dead volume / Totvolumen n

HTH!
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Ulrike Lieder
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Totvolumen


Explanation:
Both Kucera, Chemistry, and Ernst give Totvolumen, and the term is also supported by Gross, WB Chemie & chem. Technik

Kucera: Dictionary of Chemistry English-German :
dead volume / Totvolumen n (in der Gaschromatografie)
Ernst Englisch-Deutsch :
dead volume / Totvolumen n

HTH!

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 16:48
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 1505
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