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I. Latent Heat of Vaporization of Propane. II. Partial and Total Heats of Vaporization for the N-Propane/N-Decane Mixture

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Helgeson, Norman Lewis (1973) I. Latent Heat of Vaporization of Propane. II. Partial and Total Heats of Vaporization for the N-Propane/N-Decane Mixture. Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology. doi:10.7907/GPGR-N481. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:08272018-112734108

Abstract

Experimental measurements are reported for total and partial heats-of-vaporization for the n-propane/n-decane system. Results are given for the 100, 130 and 160°F. isotherms and cover the entire composition range. It is shown that the temperature and concentration gradients which develop within the system during the vaporization process may, in some cases, cause a significant (~0.4%) deviation in the calculated results. A method is provided for introducing a correction for this effect. Based on the partial heat-of-vaporization of n-propane, heats-of-mixing for the liquid solution are calculated. The results are in qualitative agreement with predictions from theories for n-alkane liquid mixtures.

Item Type:Thesis (Dissertation (Ph.D.))
Subject Keywords:Chemical Engineering
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Major Option:Chemical Engineering
Thesis Availability:Public (worldwide access)
Research Advisor(s):
  • Pings, Cornelius J. (advisor)
  • Sage, Bruce H. (co-advisor)
Thesis Committee:
  • Pings, Cornelius J.
  • Sage, Bruce H.
Defense Date:23 June 1972
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Standard Oil of CaliforniaUNSPECIFIED
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Record Number:CaltechTHESIS:08272018-112734108
Persistent URL:https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:08272018-112734108
DOI:10.7907/GPGR-N481
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https://doi.org/10.1021/je60032a015DOIArticle adapted for Part I.
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ID Code:11163
Collection:CaltechTHESIS
Deposited By: Lisa Fischelis
Deposited On:04 Sep 2018 16:54
Last Modified:20 Dec 2019 19:30

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