Calculation of normal boiling points for alkane isomers by a second order group contribution method

Yoshio Iwai, Shin Yamanaga, Yasuhiko Arai

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Second order groups are introduced into the group contribution method proposed by Tu to calculate the normal boiling points of alkanes from C1 to C10. The present method can well distinguish between the normal boiling points of alkane isomers. The absolute average error is 1.24 K.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalFluid Phase Equilibria
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 1999


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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