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Equations of State for Fluids and Fluid Mixtures

Edited by J.V. Sengers, R.F. Kayser, C.J. Peters, and H.J. White Jr.

Elsevier, 2000 [ISBN 0-444-50384-6]

> Book Series on Experimental Thermodynamics

This book has been prepared under the auspices of Commission I.2 on Thermodynamics of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC). The authors of the 18 chapters are all recognized experts in the field. The book gives an up-to-date presentation of equations of state for fluids and fluid mixtures. All principal approaches for developing equations of state are covered. The theoretical basis and practical use of each type of equation is discussed and the strength and weaknesses of each is addressed. Topics addressed include the virial equation of state, cubic equations and generalized van der Waals equations, perturbation theory, integral equations, corresponding stated and mixing rules. Special attention is also devoted to associating fluids, polydisperse fluids, polymer systems, self-assembled systems, ionic fluids and fluids near critical points.

For post graduate researchers in the fields of chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemistry and physics.


PART I. Introduction (J.V. Sengers et al.). Fundamental Considerations (M.B. Ewing, C.J. Peters). The Virial Equation of State (J.P.M. Trusler). Cubic and Generalized van der Waals Equations (A. Anderko). Perturbation Theory (T. Boublik). Equations of State from Analytically Solvable Integral-Equation Approximations (Yu.V. Kalyuzhnyi, P.T. Cummings). Quasilattice Equations of State for Molecular Fluids (N.A. Smirnova, A.V. Victorov). The Corresponding-States Principle (J.F. Ely, I.M.F. Marrucho). Mixing and Combining Rules (S.I. Sandler, H. Orbey). Mixtures of Dissimilar Molecules (E. Matteoli et al.). Critical Region (M.A. Anisimov, J.V. Sengers).

PART II. Associating Fluids and Fluid Mixtures (E.A. M´┐Żller, K.E. Gubbins). Polydisperse Fluids (D. Browarzik, H. Kehlen). Equations of State for Polymer Systems (S.M. Lambert et al.). Self-Assembled Systems (R. Nagarajan, E. Ruckenstein). Ionic Fluids (H. Krienke, J. Barthel). Ionic Fluids Near Critical Points and at High Temperatures (J.M.H. Levelt Sengers et al.). Multiparameter Equations of State (R.T Jacobsen et al.). Subject index.

928 pages

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