column volume, Math - title
in chromatography
The geometric volume of the part of the tube that contains the packing:
Math - e
where Math - text is the internal cross-sectional area of the tube and Math - text the length of the packed part of the column. In the case of wall-coated open-tubular columns the column volume corresponds to the geometric volume of the whole tube having a liquid or a solid stationary phase on its wall.
PAC, 1993, 65, 819 (Nomenclature for chromatography (IUPAC Recommendations 1993)) on page 832
See also:
Orange Book, p. 100