Thermodynamic experiments in microgravity
Egry, Ivan German Aerospace Center, Cologne, Germany.
- Phase transitions
- Transport phenomena
- Containerless processing
- Links to Primary Literature
- Additional Readings
The microgravity environment, that is, the condition of weightlessness, offers unique possibilities for the study of thermodynamic phenomena. Some important results have already been obtained, and many more can be expected now that the International Space Station is operational.
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