# Specific Gas Constant

Specific gas constant, abbreviated as R, deals with the universal gas constant which is equal to 8.314 joules per Kelvin.

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## specific gas constant formula

\(\large{ R = \frac{ R^* }{ MW } }\) |

### Where:

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\(\large{ R }\) = specific gas constant | \(\large{\frac{lbf-ft}{lbm-R}}\) | \(\large{\frac{J}{kg-K}}\) |

\(\large{ MW }\) = molecular weight | \(\large{\frac{lbm}{lbmol}}\) | \(\large{\frac{kg}{kmol}}\) |

\(\large{ R^* }\) = universal gas constant | \(\large{ \frac{lbf-ft}{lbmol-R} }\) | \(\large{ \frac{J}{kmol-K} }\) |

## Related Specific Gas Constant formula

\(\large{ R = \frac {p }{\rho \; T} }\) | (Ideal Gas Law) |

### Where:

\(\large{ R }\) = specific gas constant

\(\large{ \rho }\) (Greek symbol rho) = density

\(\large{ p }\) = pressure

\(\large{ T }\) = temperature

Tags: Equations for Gas Equations for Constant Equations for Ideal Gas