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The Yaws Handbook of Vapor Pressure: Antoine Coefficients - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781933762104

The Yaws Handbook of Vapor Pressure: Antoine Coefficients

1st Edition

Author: Carl L. Yaws
Hardcover ISBN: 9781933762104
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Imprint: Gulf Publishing Company
Published Date: 1st December 2007
Page Count: 400
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Covering the properties of over 8,200 compounds, this volume, written by the world’s leading authority on chemical engineering, is more comprehensive and thorough than any other book of its kind. Antoine coefficients are one of the most important properties to industry processes, and Carl Yaws provides all the skills necessary for every chemical engineer, both academic and experienced. Understanding Antoine coefficients for vapor pressure extends to numerous other practical engineering processes, such as pure components in storage vessels, the concentration of species in vapor, relief valve design, as well as emissions into the environment from exposed liquids.

The properties listed in The Yaws Handbook of Vapor Pressure: Antoine Coefficients are useful when calculating:

  • Bubble point temperatures or pressures
  • Dew point temperatures or pressures
  • Vapor-liquid equilibrium
  • And many other processes, for distillation columns, phase separators, and other mass transfer process equipment.

Not available anywhere else, the information in this handbook is a valuable addition to any engineer’s library.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Vapor Pressure of Organic Compounds
Chapter 2 - Vapor Pressure of Inorganic Compounds


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About the Author

Carl L. Yaws

Carl L. Yaws, PhD was Professor of Chemical Engineering (retired) at Lamar University, in Beaumont, TX. He has industrial experience in process engineering, development, modeling, and design at Exxon, Ethyl, and Texas Instruments. He is the author of 36 books and more than 1,000 technical publications (papers, presentations, and chapters in books) in process engineering, property data, and pollution prevention. He is a leading authority on property data of chemical compounds for use by practicing engineers and scientists.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Chemical Engineering (retired) at Lamar University, Beaumont, TX

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