The Properties of Gases and Liquids

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Completely rewritten and reorganized to reflect the latest developments in estimating the properties of gases and liquids, this new edition of the highly regarded reference presents a comprehensive survey of the most reliable estimation methods in use today. It provides instantly usable information on estimating both physical and thermodynamic properties when experimental data are not available (for example, constants such as critical temperature, critical pressure, acentric factor, and others); thermodynamic properties of gases and liquids, both pure and mixtures, including enthalpies, entropies, fugacity coefficients, heat capacities, and critical points; vapor-liquid and liquid-liquid equilibria as needed in separation operations such as distillation, absorption, and extraction. An invaluable reference that provides property values for more than 600 pure chemicals, this is the only book in its field to include a critical analysis of existing methods as well as practical recommendations.

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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 information Bridge the gap between theory and practice with this expert guide. You’ll reap the time-saving, mistake-avoiding benefits already enjoyed by thousands of chemical and process design engineers, research scientists, and educators. Trusted, irreplaceable, and expert-authored, this is the only book that includes a critical analysis of existing methods as well as hands-on practical recommendations.

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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 California at Berkeley. He has extensive physical property experience as a consultant on petroleum, natural gas, petrochemical, cryogenic, and polymeric processes. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering.John P. O'Connell is the Harry Douglas Forsythe Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Virginia. He has 35 years of experience in teaching, research, and consulting in physical properties and process design.

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