Ten years with the CPA (Cubic-Plus-Association) equation of state. Part 2. Cross-associating and multicomponent systems

Georgios Kontogeorgis, Michael Locht Michelsen, Georgios Folas, Samer Derawi, Nicolas von Solms, Erling Halfdan Stenby

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In this second article of the review on the applications of the CPA (Cubic-Plus-Association) equation of state, the focus is placed on cross-associating systems. Various such mixtures are investigated, including (i) systems with two self-associating compounds ( e. g., water-alcohol systems or glycols, mixtures with organic acids, or two alcohols) but also binaries with only one self-associating substance, where solvation is expected (e.g., CO2 or styrene with water). The method of accounting for cross-association ( combining rules) and the association scheme of alcohols are investigated. Finally, the manuscript concludes with a summary of current capabilities and limitations of CPA and a list of future challenges.
Original languageEnglish
JournalIndustrial & Engineering Chemistry Research
Issue number14
Pages (from-to)4869-4878
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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