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Equation of state for benzene for temperatures from the melting line up to 725 K with pressures up to 500 MPa

Published

Author(s)

Monika Thol, Eric Lemmon, Roland Span

Abstract

An equation of state (EOS) is presented for the thermodynamic properties of benzene that is valid from the triple point temperature (278.6784 K) to 725 K with pressures up to 500 MPa. The equation is expressed in terms of the Helmholtz energy as a function of temperature and density. This formulation can be used for the calculation of all thermodynamic properties. Comparisons to experimental data are given to establish the accuracy of the EOS. The approximate uncertainties (k=2) of properties calculated with the new equation are 0.1 % below T = 350 K and 0.2 % above T = 350 K for saturated vapor pressures and liquid densities, 1 % for saturated vapor densities, 0.1 % for densities up to T = 350 K and p = 100 MPa, 0.1 - 0.5 % in density above T = 350 K, 1 % for the isobaric heat capacities and saturated heat capacities, and 0.5 % for sound speeds. Deviations in the critical region are higher for all properties except saturated vapor pressures.
Citation
High Temperatures - High Pressures
Volume
41

Keywords

benzene, equation of state, extrapolation behavior, Helmholtz energy, thermodynamic properties

Citation

Thol, M. , Lemmon, E. and Span, R. (2012), Equation of state for benzene for temperatures from the melting line up to 725 K with pressures up to 500 MPa, High Temperatures - High Pressures, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=907687 (Accessed April 20, 2024)
Created February 28, 2012, Updated October 12, 2021