Molecular Thermodynamics of Fluid-Phase Equilibria, 3rd edition

Published by Prentice Hall PTR (October 22, 1998) © 1999

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

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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.

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  • NEW - Expands discussion of the theoretical concepts used to describe and interpret solution properties. Pg.___
  • NEW - Now covers models such as the lattice fluid theory and the statistical associated fluid theory (SAFT). Pg.___
  • NEW - Offers a new chapter on polymer solutions that includes discussions of gas-polymer equilibria at ordinary and high pressures, polymer blends, polymeric membranes, and gels. Pg.___
  • NEW - Includes new material on osmotic pressure and Donnan equilibria. Pg.___
  • NEW - Contains a new chapter on electrolyte solutions that presents the thermodynamic basis for describing activities of components in electrolyte solutions and gives theoretical and semi-empirical models that have been developed for electrolyte solutions. Pg.___
  • NEW - Adds updated examples and new problems. Pg.___
  • Offers clear presentation of difficult subjects that enables students to apply difficult concepts. Pg.___
  • Expands discussion of the theoretical concepts used to describe and interpret solution properties. Pg.___
  • Now covers models such as the lattice fluid theory and the statistical associated fluid theory (SAFT). Pg.___
  • Offers a new chapter on polymer solutions that includes discussions of gas-polymer equilibria at ordinary and high pressures, polymer blends, polymeric membranes, and gels. Pg.___
  • Includes new material on osmotic pressure and Donnan equilibria. Pg.___
  • Contains a new chapter on electrolyte solutions that presents the thermodynamic basis for describing activities of components in electrolyte solutions and gives theoretical and semi-empirical models that have been developed for electrolyte solutions. Pg.___
  • Adds updated examples and new problems. Pg.___


 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.


Index.

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