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270174 VO Chemical Thermodynamics of Nonelectrolyte Mixtures (2021W)

4.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 27 - Chemie


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 48 participants
Language: German, English

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Aims, contents and method of the course

Contents of Course: possible topics in the field of fluid systems, pure and mixed (liquids, vapors and gases).
Introduction to chemical thermodynamics on a postulatory basis.
The fundamental property relation in the energy presentation & in the entropy presentation.
Additional primary thermodynamic functions and alternative forms of the fundamental property relation.
Selected basic equations for constant-composition fluids.
Systems of variable composition:
Partial molar properties;
Fugacity and fugacity coefficient: quantities of central importance;
General Gibbs-Duhem equation;
Property changes on mixing:
Excess functions;
Relative activities;
Activity coefficients.
Phase equilibria:
Vapor-Liquid Equilibria (VLE): Raoult’s law vs. Henry’s law;
Liquid-Liquid Equilibria (LLE).
Selected applications (real-fluid behavior):
Residual properties vs. configurational properties;
Virial equation of state;
What you always wanted to know about the van der Waals equation, but were afraid to ask;
Recent developments.

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Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

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Association in the course directory

MC-2, MC-3, PC-3, D.3, D.4

Last modified: Tu 14.09.2021 16:09