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# Mercury - Thermodynamic Properties

## Properties of saturated liquid Mercury - Hg - density, specific heat capacity, kinematic viscosity, thermal conductivity and Prandtl number.

Properties of saturated liquid Mercury - Hg - at atmospheric pressure - density, specific heat capacity, kinematic viscosity, thermal conductivity and Prandtls number:

Mercury - Thermodynamic Properties
Temperature
- T -
(oC)

Density
- ρ -
(kg/m3)
Specific Heat
- cp -
(103 J/kg K)
Thermal Conductivity
- k -
(W/m K)
Kinematic Viscosity
- ν -
(10-6 m2/s)
Prandtl Number
- Pr -
0 13595 0.140 8.20 0.124 0.029
20 13545 0.139 8.69 0.114 0.025
50 13472 0.139 9.40 0.104 0.021
100 13351 0.137 10.51 0.093 0.016
150 13231 0.137 11.49 0.085 0.013
200 13112 0.157 12.34 0.080 0.012
250 12993 0.136 13.07 0.077 0.010
315.5 0.134 14.02 0.067 0.008
• 1 kg/m3 =  0.0624 lb/ft3
• 1 J/(kg K) = 2.389x10-4 kcal/(kg oC) = 2.389x10-4 Btu/(lbm oF)
• 1 W/(m K) = 0.85984 kcal/(h m oC) = 0.5779 Btu/(ft h oF) = 0.048 Btu/(in h oF)
• 1 m2/s = 104 St = 106 cSt = 10.764 ft2/s= 38750 ft2/h

Mercury is a liquid heavy metal with toxic properties.

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