relative humidity

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the ratio of the amount of water in the air at a give temperature to the maximum amount it could hold at that temperature

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Besides the influence of the temperature, the relative humidity also influences the measurement, as shown in a comparison between 50 and 60 percent relative humidity.
Similar bacterial preparations involving available nutrients which were stored at refrigeration temperatures and higher relative humidity survived for more than 10 days.
However, the maximum temperature dropped from 41 degree Celsius on Saturday, while the relative humidity almost doubled from 34 percent the same day.
8[degrees]F (26[degrees]C) in 1961-1990, relative humidity values of 86% in 1931-1960 and 86.
Hence, we designed a bench scale triboelectrostatic separator unit and investigated several factors such as air velocity, mixture ratio, relative humidity on the charge polarity and charge density of PVC/XLPE.
The 2-millimeter nanocomposite LDPE had better water vapor barrier properties at 23 C and 50% relative humidity than did the pure LDPE.
This article describes dew point temperature, how to measure it, how it relates to relative humidity, and what to do to control it.
In experiments that used homogeneous aerosolized influenza virus suspensions (mean diameter 6 [micro]m), virus infectivity (assessed by in vitro culture) at a fixed relative humidity undergoes an exponential decay; this decay is characterized by very low death rate constants, provided that the relative humidity was in the low range of 15%40% (15,16).
A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures will create explosive fire growth potential,'' a weather service advisory said.
A rotating Xenosensiv sensor measures irradiance and black standard temperature at the sample level in accordance with ISO/ DIN standards, while a stationary sensor measures the test chamber temperature and the relative humidity.
Room occupancy sensors, window contacts switches, outdoor temperature sensors, and CO2 and relative humidity control are all available features.
Prior to adoption of ASTM D7191-05, "Standard Test Method for Determination of Moisture in Plastics by Relative Humidity Sensor," Karl Fisher "wet" titration was the only approved method for moisture specific testing of plastics.
To quote numbers ( always a dangerous move ( we like to keep the relative humidity within a home less than 70pc in order to prevent condensation developing.
In addition to measuring temperature and relative humidity, it calculates and displays Heat Stress Index, which measures how hot it feels when humidity is combined with the actual temperature.
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