Molecular Thermodynamics of Fluid-Phase Equilibria, 3rd edition

Published by Pearson (October 22, 1998) © 1999

  • John M. Prausnitz University of California, Berkeley
  • Rudiger N. Lichtenthaler University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • Edmundo Gomes de Azevedo Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal

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Appropriate for chemical engineering students, Molecular Thermodynamics of Fluid-Phase Equilibria presents a broad introduction to the thermodynamics of phase equilibria in chemical engineering design, especially in separation operations.

1. The Phase Equilibrium Problem.

 2. Classical Thermodynamics of Phase Equilibria.

 3. Thermodynamic Properties from Volumetric Data.

 4. Intermolecular Forces, Corresponding States and Osmotic Systems.

 5. Fugacities in Gas Mixtures.

 6. Fugacities in Liquid Mixtures: Excess Functions.

 7. Fugacities in Liquid Mixtures: Models and Theories of Solutions.

 8. Polymers: Solutions, Blends, Membranes, and Gels.

 9. Electrolyte Solutions.

10. Solubilities of Gases in Liquids.

11. Solubilities of Solids in Liquids.

12. High-Pressure Phase Equilibria.

Appendix A. Uniformity of Intensive Potentials as a Criterion of Phase Equilibrium.

Appendix B. A Brief Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics.

Appendix C. Virial Coefficients for Quantum Gases.

Appendix D. The Gibbs-Duhem Equation.

Appendix E. Liquid-Liquid Equilibria in Binary and Multicomponent Systems.

Appendix F. Estimation of Activity Coefficients.

Appendix G. A General Theorem for Mixtures with Associating or Solvating Molecules.

Appendix H. Brief Introduction to Perturbation Theory of Dense Fluids.

Appendix I. The Ion-Interaction Model of Pitzer for Multielectrolyte Solutions.

Appendix J. Conversion Factors and Constants.


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