Thermodynamic Models for Industrial Applications: From Classical and Advanced Mixing Rules to Association Theories

  • Publish Date: 2010-03-01
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Georgios M. Kontogeorgis;Georgios K. Folas
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Using an applications perspective Thermodynamic Models for Industrial Applications provides a unified framework for the development of various thermodynamic models, ranging from the classical models to some of the most advanced ones. Among these are the Cubic Plus Association Equation of State (CPA EoS) and the Perturbed Chain Statistical Association Fluid Theory (PC-SAFT). These two advanced models are already in widespread use in industry and academia, especially within the oil and gas, chemical and polymer industries.

Presenting both classical models such as the Cubic Equations of State and more advanced models such as the CPA, this book provides the critical starting point for choosing the most appropriate calculation method for accurate process simulations. Written by two of the developers of these models, Thermodynamic Models for Industrial Applications emphasizes model selection and model development and includes a useful which model for which application guide. It also covers industrial requirements as well as discusses the challenges of thermodynamics in the 21st Century.