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What is the Triple Point of Water?
Asked by: Ing.Carlos

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The triple point of any substance is that temperature and pressure at which the material can coexist in all three phases (solid, liquid and gas) in equilibrium. Specifically the triple point of water is 273.16 K at 611.2 Pa
Answered by: Ryan Hitch, MPhys Physics, University of Hull





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