The Properties of Gases and Liquids

Hardcover | November 27, 2000

byBruce Poling, John Prausnitz, John O' Connell

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Must-have reference for processes involving liquids, gases, and mixtures

Reap the time-saving, mistake-avoiding benefits enjoyed by thousands of chemical and process design engineers, research scientists, and educators. Properties of Gases and Liquids, Fifth Edition, is an all-inclusive, critical survey of the most reliable estimating methods in use today --now completely rewritten and reorganized by Bruce Poling, John Prausnitz, and John O’Connell to reflect every late-breaking development. You get on-the-spot information for estimating both physical and thermodynamic properties in the absence of experimental data with this property data bank of 600+ compound constants. Bridge the gap between theory and practice with this trusted, irreplaceable, and expert-authored expert guide -- the only book that includes a critical analysis of existing methods as well as hands-on practical recommendations. Areas covered include pure component constants; thermodynamic properties of ideal gases, pure components and mixtures; pressure-volume-temperature relationships; vapor pressures and enthalpies of vaporization of pure fluids; fluid phase equilibria in multicomponent systems; viscosity; thermal conductivity;diffusion coefficients; and surface tension.

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Must-have reference for processes involving liquids, gases, and mixturesReap the time-saving, mistake-avoiding benefits enjoyed by thousands of chemical and process design engineers, research scientists, and educators. Properties of Gases and Liquids, Fifth Edition, is an all-inclusive, critical survey of the most reliable estimating...

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Latest Estimation Methods and Property Values*Validated databank*Tested estimation methods*Pure substances and mixtures*Thermodynamics, phase equilibria, and more*Fully worked examples*Instantly usable informationBridge the gap between theory and practice with this expert guide. You’ll reap the time-saving, mistake-avoiding benefits al...

Bruce E. Poling is professor of chemical engineering and associate dean of engineering at the University of Toledo (Ohio). He has taught and conducted research for over 30 years in the areas of thermodynamics, physical properties, and process design. John M. Prausnitz is professor of chemical engineering at the University of Cal...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:768 pages, 9.1 × 6.1 × 2.32 inPublished:November 27, 2000Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070116822

ISBN - 13:9780070116825

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Estimation of Physical Properties.

Chapter 2: Pure Component Constants.

Chapter 3: Thermodynamic Properties of Ideal Gases.

Chapter 4: Pressure-Volume-Temperature Relationships of Pure Gases and Liquids.

Chapter 5: Pressure-Volume-Temperature Relationships of Mixtures.

Chapter 6: Thermodynamic Properties of Pure Components and Mixtures.

Chapter 7: Vapor Pressures and Enthalpies of Vaporization of Pure Fluids.

Chapter 8: Fluid Phase Equilibria in Multicomponent Systems.

Chapter 9: Viscosity.

Chapter 10: Thermal Conductivity.

Chapter 11: Diffusion Coefficients.

Chapter 12: Surface Tension.

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By L. A. Wenzel, Lehigh UniversityThis new edition provides a very thorough and careful presentation of modern methods of estimating the physical properties of gases and liquids. Pure gases, pure liquids, multicomponent mixtures of gases and of liquids, and equilibrium multiphase systems are all considered. In the phase equilibria area, solid-liquid and solid-gas systems are included. Properties considered include vapor pressure, critical properties, boiling and freezing points, PVT (pressure-volume-temperature) properties, thermodynamic properties (viscosity, thermal conductivity, diffusion coefficents, and surface tension). Estimation methods are chosen for their accuracy, range of utility, and the availability of needed input data. Methods that are based on a theoretical model of the system are generally preferred. The emphasis on new work is strong, so that in many cases, old familiar methods are omitted. A very extensive database of properties of pure components is provided in the appendixes. Generally, simplicity has been sacrificed to accuracy, so that these methods will not be as easy for the process engineer to use, as was the case with earlier editions. Still, this is a useful, and possibly even vital book for a practicing process engineer; highly recommended for libraries serving them. Graduate students through professionals.