Select thermodynamic models for process simulation
A Practical Guide to a Three Steps Methodology

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Chapter 1: Introduction

The first chapter goes into the details of the philosophy of the approach. The main message that is carried here is:

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Table 1: Checklist for problem analysis
Main question Subquestion Type of answer Discussed in section
Property Chapter 2
Given property PT, Pθ,Tθ, PH, TV, ... Section 1.4
Requested property Single phase properties (volume, enthalpy, entropy, ) Section 2.2
Phase Equilibrium ( phase boundaries ; solubilities ) Section 2.3.2
Chemical Equilibrium Section 2.4
Composition Chapter 3
Type of components simple Section 1.2.1
light components Section 1.2.1
heavy component Section 1.2.2.
pseudo component Section 1.2.3.
Type of Mixture non-polar (ideal) Section 4.1.
non-ideal Section 4.2
electrolyte Section 4.2.5
supercritical Section 4.4
Key component
Concentration range
pure Section 5
medium Section 5
high dilution Section 5
Phase State
and System
Chapter 4
Phase properties vapour Section 4.1
Critical point
P-T conditions List according to industrial system Section 4.2