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Wet-bulb temperature


Science of Moisture in Air: Using Dry and Wet Bulb to Measure Air Temperature and Moisture


What is Wet Bulb Temperature


How to measure Wet bulb and Dry bulb temperature with Hygrometer


Wet Bulb Temperature


What is WetBulb Globe Temperature?

The wet-bulb temperature (WBT) is the temperature read by a thermometer covered in water-soaked cloth over which air is passed. At 100% relative humidity, the wet-bulb temperature is equal to the air temperature and it is lower at lower humidity. It is defined as the temperature of a parcel of air cooled to saturation by the evaporation of water into it, with the latent heat supplied by the parcel. A wet-bulb thermometer indicates a temperature close to the true (thermodynamic) wet-bulb temperature. The wet-bulb temperature is the lowest temperature that can be reached under current ambient conditions by the evaporation of water only.
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