The behaviour of an Ideal gas is described by the following equation,

PV = nRT

where,

P = Pressure (bar, atmosphere, Pa)

V = Gaseous volume (m3, cm3)

n =...

# Category - Key equations for Process Engineers

Heat capacity of a system can be defined as the quantum of heat required to increase the temperature of the system by unity.

Specific heat is a property of...

For any flow through a pipe line, the frictional pressure drop per unitlength of the line depends on the type and phase of thefluid flowing throughthe line...

Gas compression is done to increase the pressure of the gas, this is accompanied by change of state of the gas which means change in temperature and volume of...

The mass balance equation forms basis to a number of process engineering calculations. Mass balance equation simply states that total mass in any system is...