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    Altimeter and Boiling Point Temperature

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    Does the sensitivity of an altimeter to errors in the boiling point temperature increase or decrease with altitude? make the approximation that the latent heat of vaporization and the scale height do not depend on the boiling point temperature.

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    The two principal factors that affect boiling are the pressure and the temperature. Under one atmosphere of pressure, pure ...

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    The sensitivity of an altimeter to errors in the boiling point temperatures increasing or decreasing with altitudes are determined. The latent heat of vaporization is determined.

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