CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering (Handbook Series for by Frank Kreith

By Frank Kreith

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2000 by CRC Press LLC Although the two-constant Redlich-Kwong equation performs better than some equations of state having several adjustable constants, two-constant equations tend to be limited in accuracy as pressure (or density) increases. Increased accuracy normally requires a greater number of adjustable constants. For example, the Benedict-Webb-Rubin equation, which involves eight adjustable constants, has been successful in predicting the p-v-T behavior of light hydrocarbons. , Cooper and Goldfrank, 1967).

In this chart, the compressibility factor, Z, is plotted vs. 7 Temperature-entropy diagram for water. B. E. 1996. S. 1984. NBS/NRC Steam Tables. 8 Enthalpy-entropy (Mollier) diagram for water. B. E. 1996. Engineering Thermodynamics. S. 1984. NBS/NRC Steam Tables. 40) In these expressions, R is the universal gas constant and pc and Tc denote the critical pressure and temperature, respectively. 9. 10 represent the best curves fitted to the data of several gases. 27 for the compressibility factor at the critical point.

Internal irreversibilities are those that occur within the system, while external irreversibilities are those that occur within the surroundings, normally the immediate surroundings. As this division depends on the location of the boundary there is some arbitrariness in the classification (by locating the boundary to take in the © 2000 by CRC Press LLC immediate surroundings, all irreversibilities are internal). Nonetheless, valuable insights can result when this distinction between irreversibilities is made.

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