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The Tait equation is an equation of state. The equation was originally published by Peter Guthrie Tait in 1888. (YuanHui Li, 15 May 1967, Equation of State of Water and Sea Water, Journal of Geophysical Research 72 (10), p. 2665.) It is sometimes written as
or in the integrated form
where
 is the compressibility of water.
 is the specific volume of water
 and are functions of temperature that are independent of pressure.