This paper presents speed of sound measurements in heavy water (deuterium oxide, ) along six isotherms between 276.97 K and 363.15 K for pressures up to 210 MPa using a double pulse-echo method. The experimental apparatus was validated measuring the speed of sound in ordinary water at ambient pressure and at temperatures between 295.5 K and 363.15 K with results found in agreement with values calculated from the reference equation of state for water by Wagner and Pruß within 0.005%. The relative combined expanded uncertainty of our speed of sound measurements, at a confidence level of 95%, is estimated to be less than 0.03% for pressures up to 10 MPa and in the order of 0.05% for pressures up to 210 MPa in the whole investigated temperature range. The speed of sound results have been compared with values calculated from the reference equation for heavy water the IAPS84 Formulation by Hill et al. (1982), and with the prediction of the newly developed equation of state for heavy water by Herrig et al. (2018). The relative deviations of these comparison were found to be consistent with the reference equations within their combined uncertainty. The results presented here were also compared with the most recent data by Wegge et al. and found to be in agreement within 0.05%.
|Titolo:||Speed of sound measurements in deuterium oxide (D2O) at temperatures between (276.97 and 363.15) K and at pressures up to 210 MPa|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2019|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1016/j.fluid.2019.112401|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|