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RankineToKelvin(rankine)

Last updated September 17, 2001

author

Tony Blackmon

Version: 1 | Requires: CF5 | Library: ScienceLib

Description:
Converts degrees Rankine to degrees Kelvin. Note that the Rankine and Kelvin temperature scales have an absolute zero (negative Rankine and Kelvin temperatures do not exist). If a temperature below 0 Rankine (absolute 0) is passed, the funciton will return an invalid result.

Return Values:
Returns a float.

Example:

<CFSET r=671.67>
<CFOUTPUT>
Given r=#r#<BR>
#r# degrees Rankine = #RankineToKelvin(r)# degrees Kelvin.
</CFOUTPUT>

Parameters:

Name Description Required
rankine Degrees Rankine you want converted to degrees Kelvin. Yes

Full UDF Source:

/**
 * Converts degrees Rankine to degrees Kelvin.
 * Minor enhancements by Rob Brooks-Bilson (rbils@amkor.com).
 * 
 * @param rankine 	 Degrees Rankine you want converted to degrees Kelvin. 
 * @return Returns a float. 
 * @author Tony Blackmon (fluid@sc.rr.com) 
 * @version 1.0, September 17, 2001 
 */
function RankineToKelvin(rankine)
{
  Return rankine/1.8;
}
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