Chapter 2. Equations of State
Published Online: 8 FEB 2006
Copyright © 2006 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Introduction to Chemical Engineering Computing
How to Cite
Finlayson, B. A. (2006) Equations of State, in Introduction to Chemical Engineering Computing, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471776688.ch2
- Published Online: 8 FEB 2006
- Published Print: 27 FEB 2006
Print ISBN: 9780471740629
Online ISBN: 9780471776680
- equation of state;
- Excel commands ‘Goal Seek’ and ‘Solver’;
- MATLAB commands ‘fzero’ and ‘fsolve’;
- Aspen Plus property analysis
Excel, MATLAB, and Aspen Plus are demonstrated to solve a cubic equation of state to find the specific volume of either a pure component or mixture at a given temperature and pressure. The equations are developed in general, and then the computer programs are used to solve sample problems.