A Discrete Modeling Approach for Excess Gibbs-energy Models Combined with Molecular Sampling

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Abstract

In this work, a modeling approach using the discrete states of molecules in an equilibrium lattice is introduced. The discrete states are considered in terms of probabilities to describe condensed phase mixtures. The molecules themselves are modeled with a dice-like geometry, providing the opportunity for up to six different energetic interaction sites per molecule. A link to real molecules is created by combining the model with a molecular sampling algorithm which determines the energetic interaction parameters for molecule clusters through a force field model. The comparison of model results with experimental data for the systems acetone – methanol and acetone – n-heptane shows that the deviations are comparable in magnitude to those of the UNIFAC model.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComputer Aided Chemical Engineering
PublisherElsevier B.V.
Pages169-174
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2020

Publication series

NameComputer Aided Chemical Engineering
Volume48
ISSN (Print)1570-7946

Keywords

  • chemical thermodynamics
  • discrete modeling
  • lattice system
  • UNIFAC

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Computer Science Applications

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