Outgassing and the mean free path
Understand the basic concepts in vacuum technology with an introduction to the terms, units and calculations crucial to the creation of vacuum. Get an overview of the units of pressure in vacuum science, as well as an explanation of the various gas laws and relevant theories. You can also find out how to calculate flow rates, conductance, and the implications of outgassing.
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A glossary of symbols commonly used in vacuum technology diagrams as a visual representation of pump types and parts in pumping systems
An overview of measurement units used in vacuum technology and what the symbols stand for, as well as the modern equivalents of historical units
References, sources and further reading related to the fundamental knowledge of vacuum technology