Thermodynamics and Energy


Stefan-Boltzmann Constant Incorrect by a Factor of 2π

Authors: Sjaak Uitterdijk

Due to wrong applications of Planck’s radiation law a wrong Stefan-Boltzmann constant has been introduced. This article describes 2 of such applications and proves that the mentioned constant is a factor 2π too high. One of the consequences is that the alleged power density of the sun is also 2π too high. Or its temperature is 1.6 times higher!

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[v1] 2019-09-30 02:05:34

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