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Flash Calculations using the Peng Robinson equation of state
Author

Housam Binous
Organization: KFUPM
Department: Chemical Engineering
URL: http://sites.google.com/site/homepageofdrhousambinous/
Revision date

2006-03-27
Description

In the notebook FLASH-PENG-ROBINSON.nb, we perform flash calculations of a mixture of hydrocarbons (ethane, propane, n-butane and n-pentane) using the Rachford-Rice equation. The phi-phi method, based on the Peng Robinson equation of state, is used to compute the equilibrium constants. We also find the True Vapor Pressure. All results are in agreement with those given by HYSYS 3.2 as well as the thesis of Privat from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Industries Chimiques de Nancy under the supervision of J-P Corriou.
Subjects

*Engineering > Chemical Engineering
*Science > Chemistry
Keywords

Flash distillation, Rachford-Rice equation, Peng Robinson equation of state, True Vapor Pressure
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