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# The 100 most cited articles in *AIChE Journal* history

Article first published online: 21 JAN 2004

DOI: 10.1002/aic.10001

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(2004), The 100 most cited articles in *AIChE Journal* history. AIChE J., 50: 4–6. doi: 10.1002/aic.10001

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- Issue published online: 21 JAN 2004
- Article first published online: 21 JAN 2004

Citations | Rank | Author | Title | Volume | Page | Year |
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1557 | 1 | C. R. Wilke and P. Chang | Correlation of Diffusion Coefficients in Dilute Solutions | 1 | 264 | 1955 |

1441 | 2 | H. Renon and J. M. Prausnitz | Local Compositions in Thermodynamic Excess Functions for Liquid Mixtures | 14 | 135 | 1968 |

1259 | 3 | D. S. Abrams and J. M. Prausnitz | Statistical Thermodynamics of Liquid Mixtures: A New Expression for the Excess Gibbs Energy of Partly or Completely Miscible Systems | 21 | 116 | 1975 |

881 | 4 | A. Fredenslund, R. L. Jones, and J. M. Prausnitz | Group-Contribution Estimation of Activity Coefficients in Nonideal Liquid Mixtures | 21 | 1086 | 1975 |

651 | 5 | C. Tsonopoulos | An Empirical Correlation of Second Virial Coefficients | 20 | 263 | 1974 |

544 | 6 | B. I. Lee and M. G. Kesler | A Generalized Thermodynamic Correlation Based on Three-Parameter Corresponding States | 21 | 510 | 1975 |

542 | 7 | J. O. Hinze | Fundamentals of the Hydrodynamic Mechanism of Splitting in Dispersion Processes | 1 | 289 | 1955 |

505 | 8 | A. L. Myers and J. M. Prausnitz | Thermodynamics of Mixed-Gas Adsorption | 11 | 121 | 1965 |

487 | 9 | C. V. Sternling and L. E. Scriven | Interfacial Turbulence: Hydrodynamic Instability and the Marangoni Effect | 5 | 514 | 1959 |

425 | 10 | Y. Taitel and A. E. Dukler | A Model for Predicting Flow Regime Transitions in Horizontal and Near Horizontal Gas-Liquid Flow | 22 | 47 | 1976 |

391 | 11 | John Happel | Viscous Flow in Multiparticle Systems: Slow Motion of Fluids Relative to Beds of Spherical Particles | 4 | 197 | 1958 |

382 | 12 | Y. T. Shah, B. G. Kelkar, S. P. Godbole, and W.-D. Deckwer | Design Parameters Estimations for Bubble Column Reactors | 28 | 353 | 1982 |

351 | 13 | G. C. A. Schuit and B. C. Gates | Chemistry and Engineering of Catalytic Hydrodesulfurization (Journal Review) | 19 | 417 | 1973 |

329 | 14 | A. B. Metzner and R. E. Otto | Agitation of Non-Newtonian Fluids | 3 | 3 | 1957 |

311 | 15 | W. M. Deen | Hindered Transport of Large Molecules in Liquid-Filled Pores | 33 | 1409 | 1987 |

302 | 16 | D. B. Anthony and J. B. Howard | Coal Devolatilization and Hydrogasification | 22 | 625 | 1976 |

299 | 17 | P. E. Savage, S. Gopalan and T. I. Mizan and C. J. Martino | Reactions at Supercritical Conditions: Applications and Fundamentals (Journal Review) | 41 | 1723 | 1995 |

295 | 18 | L. A. Bromley | Thermodynamic Properties of Strong Electrolytes in Aqueous Solutions | 19 | 313 | 1973 |

294 | 19 | H. C. Van Ness, S. M. Byer, and R. E. Gibbs | Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium: Part 1. An Appraisal of Data Reduction Methods. Part II. Correlations from P-x Data for 15 Systems | 19 | 238 | 1973 |

289 | 20 | Y. Taitel, D. Bornea, and A. E. Dukler | Modelling Flow Pattern Transitions for Steady Upward Gas-Liquid Flow in Vertical Tubes | 26 | 345 | 1980 |

287 | 21 | D. Kunii and J. M. Smith | Heat Transfer Characteristics of Porous Rocks | 6 | 71 | 1960 |

276 | 22 | A. J. Michaels, S. K. Chandrasekaran, and J. E. Shaw | Drug Permeation Through Human Skin: Theory and in Vitro Experimental Measurement | 21 | 985 | 1975 |

275 | 23 | P. Schneider and J. M. Smith | Adsorption Rate Constants from Chromatography | 14 | 762 | 1968 |

271 | 24 | R. A. McAllister | The Viscosity of Liquid Mixtures | 6 | 427 | 1960 |

268 | 25 | D. W. Dodge and A. B. Metzner | Turbulent Flow of Non-Newtonian Systems | 5 | 189 | 1959 |

268 | 25 | R. F. Benenati and C. B. Brosilow | Void Fraction Distribution in Beds of Spheres | 8 | 359 | 1962 |

267 | 27 | A. B. Metzner and J. C. Reed | Flow of Non-Newtonian Fluids-Correlation of the Laminar, Transition, and Turbulent-flow Regions | 1 | 434 | 1955 |

258 | 28 | W. Hayduk and H. Laudie | Prediction of Diffusion Coefficients for Nonelectrolytes in Dilute Aqueous Solutions | 20 | 611 | 1974 |

257 | 29 | C. N. Satterfield | Trickle-Bed Reactors (Journal Review) | 21 | 209 | 1975 |

257 | 29 | P. S. Virk | Drag Reduction Fundamentals (Journal Review) | 21 | 625 | 1975 |

257 | 29 | C. J. S. Petrie and M. M. Denn | Instabilities in Polymer Processing | 22 | 209 | 1976 |

241 | 32 | D. J. Jeffrey and Andreas Acrivos | The Rheological Properties of Suspensions of Rigid Particles | 22 | 417 | 1976 |

239 | 33 | R. L. Curl | Dispersed Phase Mixing: I. Theory and Effects in Simple Reactors | 9 | 175 | 1963 |

237 | 34 | D. S. H. Wong and S. I. Sandler | A Theoretically Correct Mixing Rule for Cubic Equations of State | 38 | 671 | 1992 |

231 | 35 | B. C. Sakiadis | Boundary-Layer Behavior on Continuous Solid Surfaces: I. Boundary-Layer Equations for Two-Dimensional and Axisymmetric Flow | 7 | 26 | 1961 |

230 | 36 | A. E. Handlos and T. Baron | Mass and Heat Transfer from Drops in Liquid-liquid Extraction | 3 | 127 | 1957 |

227 | 37 | Peter Harriott | Mass Transfer to Particles: Part I. Suspended in Agitated Tank; Part II Suspended in a Pipeline | 8 | 93 | 1962 |

226 | 38 | J. Happel | Viscous Flow Relative to Arrays of Cylinders | 5 | 174 | 1959 |

223 | 39 | S. W. Churchill and R. Usagi | A General Expression for the Correlation of Rates of Transfer and Other Phenomena | 18 | 1121 | 1972 |

215 | 40 | S. Beret and J. M. Prausnitz | Perturbed Hard-Chain Theory: An Equation of State for Fluids Containing Small or Large Molecules | 21 | 1123 | 1975 |

213 | 41 | J. Newman and W. Tiedemann | Porous-Electrode Theory with Battery Applications (Journal Review) | 21 | 25 | 1975 |

212 | 42 | C. J. Radke and J. M. Prausnitz | Thermodynamics of Multi-Solute Adsorption from Dilute Liquid Solutions | 18 | 761 | 1972 |

210 | 43 | S. Kim and K. P. Johnston | Clustering in Supercritical Fluid Mixtures | 33 | 1603 | 1987 |

208 | 44 | B. C. Sakiadis | Boundary-Layer Behavior on Continuous Solid Surfaces: II. The Boundary Layer on a Continuous Flat Surface | 7 | 221 | 1961 |

208 | 44 | C. Y. Wen and Y. H. Yu | A Generalized Method for Predicting the Minimum Fluidization Velocity | 12 | 610 | 1966 |

208 | 44 | M. Ishii and N. Zuber | Drag Coefficient and Relative Velocity in Bubbly, Droplet or Particulate Flows | 25 | 843 | 1979 |

207 | 47 | S. K. Bhatia and D. D. Perlmutter | A Random Pore Model for Fluid-Solid Reactions: I. Isothermal, Kinetic Control | 26 | 379 | 1980 |

205 | 48 | S. Yagi and D. Kunii | Studies on Effective Thermal Conductivities in Packed Beds | 3 | 373 | 1957 |

202 | 49 | Stephen Whitaker | Diffusion and Dispersion in Porous Media | 13 | 420 | 1967 |

198 | 50 | M. D. Donohue and J. M. Prausnitz | Perturbed Hard Chain Theory for Fluid Mixtures: Thermodynamic Properties for Mixtures in Natural Gas and Petroleum Technology | 24 | 849 | 1978 |

197 | 51 | N. Nishida, G. Stephanopoulos, and A. W. Westerberg | A Review of Process Synthesis | 27 | 321 | 1981 |

196 | 52 | C. N. Satterfield, C. K. Colton, and W. H. Pitcher, Jr. | Augmentation of Film Condensation on the Outside of Horizontal Tubes | 19 | 628 | 1973 |

194 | 53 | M. Ishida and C. Y. Wen | Comparison of Kinetic and Diffusional Models for Solid-Gas Reactions | 14 | 311 | 1968 |

193 | 54 | K. C. Chao and J. D. Seader | A General Correlation of Vapor-Liquid Equilibria in Hydrocarbon Mixtures | 7 | 598 | 1961 |

191 | 55 | S. Mori and C. Y. Wen | Estimation of Bubble Diameter in Gaseous Fluidized Beds | 21 | 109 | 1975 |

190 | 56 | M.-C. Yang and E. L. Cussler | Designing Hollow-Fiber Contactors | 32 | 1910 | 1986 |

183 | 56 | T. Z. Harmathy | Velocity of Large Drops and Bubbles in Media of Infinite or Restricted Extent | 6 | 281 | 1960 |

182 | 58 | H. L. Toor and J. M. Marchello | Film-penetration Model for Mass and Heat Transfer | 4 | 97 | 1958 |

182 | 58 | R. Rajagopalan and C. Tien | Trajectory Analysis of Deep-Bed Filtration with the Sphere-in-Cell Porous Media Model | 22 | 523 | 1976 |

180 | 60 | C. F. Reusch and E. L. Cussler | Selective Membrane Transport | 19 | 736 | 1973 |

180 | 60 | N. F. Carnahan and K. E. Starling | Intermolecular Repulsions and the Equation of State for Fluids | 18 | 1184 | 1972 |

180 | 60 | S. F. Chung and C. Y. Wen | Longitudinal Dispersion of Liquid Flowing through Fixed and Fluidized Beds | 14 | 857 | 1968 |

179 | 63 | J. F. Brennecke and C. A. Eckert | Phase Equilibria for Supercritical Fluid Process Design | 35 | 1409 | 1989 |

177 | 64 | G. R. Gavalas | A Random Capillary Model with Application to Char Gasification at Chemically Controlled Rates | 26 | 577 | 1980 |

176 | 65 | L. A. Cutter | Flow and Turbulence in a Stirred Tank | 12 | 35 | 1966 |

175 | 66 | R. V. Mrazek and H. C. Van Ness | Heats of Mixing: Alcohol-Aromatic Binary Systems at 25°, 35°, and 45°C | 7 | 190 | 1961 |

174 | 67 | R. A. Brown | Theory of Transport Processes in Single Crystal Growth from the Melt | 34 | 881 | 1988 |

173 | 68 | M. Blander and J. L. Katz | Bubble Nucleation in Liquids | 21 | 833 | 1975 |

172 | 69 | T. Nitta, E. A. Turek, R. A. Greenkorn, and K. C. Chao | A Group Contribution Molecular Model of Liquids and Solutions | 23 | 144 | 1977 |

168 | 70 | J. S. Vrentas and J. L. Duda | Molecular Diffusion in Polymer Solutions | 25 | 1 | 1979 |

167 | 71 | H. S. Mickley and D. F. Fairbanks | Mechanism of Heat Transfer to Fluidized Beds | 1 | 374 | 1955 |

167 | 71 | T. J. Edwards, G. Maurer, J. Newman, and J. M. Prausnitz | Vapor-Liquid Equilibria in Multicomponent Aqueous Solutions of Volatile Weak Electrolytes | 24 | 966 | 1978 |

167 | 71 | B. Linnhoff and J. R. Flower | Synthesis of Heat Exchanger Networks | 24 | 633 | 1978 |

166 | 74 | T. F. Anderson, D. S. Abrams, and E. A. Grens | Evaluation of Parameters for Nonlinear Thermodynamic Models | 24 | 20 | 1978 |

166 | 74 | J. C. Slattery | Flow of Viscoelastic Fluids Through Porous Media | 13 | 1066 | 1967 |

165 | 76 | D. S. Scott and F. A. L. Dullien | Diffusion of Ideal Gases in Capillaries and Porous Solids | 8 | 113 | 1962 |

165 | 76 | R. Prasad and K. K. Sirkar | Dispersion-Free Solvent Extraction with Microporous Hollow-Fiber Modules | 34 | 177 | 1988 |

164 | 78 | K. W. McHenry, Jr., and R. H. Wilhelm | Axial Mixing of Binary Gas Mixtures Flowing in a Random Bed of Spheres | 3 | 83 | 1957 |

163 | 79 | O. Bilous and N. R. Amundson | Chemical Reactor Stability and Sensitivity | 1 | 513 | 1955 |

162 | 80 | K. B. Bischoff | Effectiveness Factors for General Reaction Rate Forms | 11 | 351 | 1965 |

161 | 81 | C.-C. Chen, H. I. Britt, J. F. Boston, and L. B. Evans | Local Composition Model for Excess Gibbs Energy of Electrolyte Systems: Part 1. Single Solvent, Single Completely Dissociated Electrolyte Systems | 28 | 588 | 1982 |

160 | 82 | A. Acrivos, M. J. Shah, and E. E. Petersen | Momentum and Heat Transfer in Laminar Boundary-Layer Flows of Non-Newtonian Fluids Past External Surface | 6 | 312 | 1960 |

160 | 82 | M. Hartman and R. W. Coughlin | Reaction of Sulfur Dioxide with Limestone and the Grain Model | 22 | 490 | 1976 |

160 | 82 | H. L. Toor | Solution of the Linearized Equations of Multicomponent Mass Transfer. 2. Matrix Methods | 10 | 460 | 1964 |

158 | 85 | C. Kravaris and C.-B. Chung | Nonlinear State Feedback Synthesis by Global Input/Output Linearization | 33 | 592 | 1987 |

157 | 86 | J. L. Duda, J. S. Vrentas, S. T. Ju, and H. T. Liu | Prediction of Diffusion Coefficients for Polymer-Solvent Systems | 28 | 279 | 1982 |

156 | 87 | N. Itoh | A Membrane Reactor Using Palladium | 33 | 1576 | 1987 |

155 | 88 | J. J. Carberry and R. H. Bretton | Axial Dispersion of Mass in Flow Through Fixed Beds | 4 | 367 | 1958 |

155 | 88 | D. R. Olander | Simultaneous Mass Transfer and Equilibrium Chemical Reaction | 6 | 233 | 1960 |

155 | 88 | S. Hu and R. C. Kintner | Fall of Single Liquid Drops Through Water | 1 | 42 | 1955 |

154 | 91 | T. W. Weber and R. K. Chakravorti | Pore and Solid Diffusion Models for Fixed-Bed Adsorbers | 20 | 228 | 1974 |

153 | 92 | S. Whitaker | Forced Convection Heat Transfer Correlations for Flow in Pipes, Past Flat Plates, Single Cylinders, Single Spheres, and for Flow in Packed Beds and Tube Bundles | 18 | 361 | 1972 |

152 | 93 | H. L. Toor | Solution of the Linearized Equations of Multicomponent Mass Transfer. 1. | 10 | 448 | 1964 |

152 | 93 | L. M. Naphtali and D. P. Sandholm | Multicomponent Separation Calculations by Linearization | 17 | 148 | 1971 |

151 | 95 | L. C. Yen and S. S. Woods | A Generalized Equation for Computer Calculation of Liquid Densities | 12 | 95 | 1966 |

149 | 96 | N. N. Li | Permeation through Liquid Surfactant Membranes | 17 | 459 | 1971 |

149 | 96 | A. C. Payatakes, C. Tien, and R. M. Turian | A New Model for Granular Porous Media: Part I. Model Formation. Part II. Numerical Solution of Steady State Incompressible Newtonian Flow Through Periodically Constricted Tubes | 19 | 58 | 1973 |

149 | 96 | R. Luus and T. H. I. Jaakola | Optimization by Direct Search and Systematic Reduction of the Size of Search Region | 19 | 760 | 1973 |

148 | 99 | L. H. S. Roblee, R. M. Baird, and J. W. Tierney | Radial Porosity Variations in Packed Beds | 4 | 460 | 1958 |

147 | 100 | C. Tien and A. C. Payatakes | Advances in Deep Bed Filtration | 25 | 737 | 1979 |

### Acknowledgements

ISI Research provided the information for this list. The data are current to November 1, 2003.