Chapter 4. Nucleation in Solutions of Liquefied Gases

  1. Vladimir G. Baidakov

Published Online: 29 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610662.ch4

Explosive Boiling of Superheated Cryogenic Liquids

Explosive Boiling of Superheated Cryogenic Liquids

How to Cite

Baidakov, V. G. (2007) Nucleation in Solutions of Liquefied Gases, in Explosive Boiling of Superheated Cryogenic Liquids, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610662.ch4

Author Information

  1. Institute of Thermal Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 26 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527405756

Online ISBN: 9783527610662

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Keywords:

  • explosive boiling;
  • superheated cryogenic liquids;
  • nucleation;
  • solutions;
  • liquefied gases;
  • critical nucleus;
  • binary solutions;
  • ternary solutions;
  • attainable superheating;
  • complete solubility;
  • partial solubility;
  • critical bubbles;
  • kinetics of nucleation;
  • thermodynamics of nucleation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Critical Nucleus and the Work of its Formation

  • Theory of Nucleation in Binary Solutions

  • Attainable Superheating of Solutions of Hydrocarbons

  • Methods of Experimentation on Solutions of Cryogenic Liquids

  • Solutions with Complete Solubility of the Components

  • Solutions with Partial Solubility of the Components

  • Equation of State and Boundaries of Thermodynamic Stability of Solutions

  • Properties of Critical Bubbles in Binary Solutions

  • Comparison of Theory and Experiment for Binary Solutions

  • Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Nucleation in Three-Component Solutions

  • Attainable Superheatings of Ternary Solutions of Cryogenic Liquids