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Thermal Gradients on Planetary Bodies and the Molar Mass Ideal Gas Law

  title={Thermal Gradients on Planetary Bodies and the Molar Mass Ideal Gas Law},
  author={Robert Ih},
  • Robert Ih
  • Published 2018
  • Materials Science
  • It has always been complicated mathematically, to calculate the average near surface atmospheric temperature on planetary bodies with a thick atmosphere. Usually, the Stefan Boltzmann (S-B) black body law is used to provide the effective temperature, then debate arises about the size or relevance of additional complicating factors, including the albedo and the greenhouse effect. Presented here is a simple and reliable method of accurately calculating the average near surface atmospheric… CONTINUE READING

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