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Re: [APD] CO2 Mist research Proposal #1
the issue i see is that its "possibly" more than 3 seconds from the
bottom of the trash can to the top.
how do you intend to test these factors and yet not change results by
the removal of .... well i assume you'll use a top.
i mean ambient co2 and what not. i cant remember if co2 is heavier than
air or not but be sure you compensate for other gases since in an
enclosed enviroment they may not mix but take their weight positions.
so you'll go 15 seconds in the beginning and test the gas collected up
top i hope through a port of some kind.
and then you'll let it build to 30mg/l isnt that same as ppm? anyway,
and you'll go another 15 and test the collected gas?
Jerry Baker wrote:
>>as to rate of uptake under saturation, or whether the bubble is no
>>longer co2 after a few moments? wouldtnt that be too large?
>That's what we want. We want to see if the bubble is no longer CO2 after
>a few moments. The large volume of water is to keep the concentration
>from rising measurably during the experiment.
>If Tom's theory is correct the bubbles will dissolve quickly in the
>first case, and more slowly in the second. I intend to measure this as
>the volume of CO2 captured at the top of the water column per unit time.
>If it takes 15 seconds to capture 5 mL from bubbles in near 0 mg/L
>water, it should take less time to capture 5 mL when the water contains
>30 mg/L. This is because if CO2 is more resistant to diffusion when the
>water contains 30 mg/L, less of it will be lost as the bubbles travel up
>to the top to be captured.
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