# Working Guide to Vapor-Liquid Phase Equilibria Calculations

## 1st Edition

eBook ISBN: 9781856179027
Paperback ISBN: 9781856178266
Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
Published Date: 17th September 2009
Page Count: 300
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## Description

Working Guide to Vapor-Liquid Phase Equilibria Calculations offers a practical guide for calculations of vapor-phase equilibria. The book begins by introducing basic concepts such as vapor pressure, vapor pressure charts, equilibrium ratios, and flash calculations. It then presents methods for predicting the equilibrium ratios of hydrocarbon mixtures: Wilson's correlation, Standing's correlation, convergence pressure method, and Whitson and Torp correlation. The book describes techniques to determine equilibrium ratios of the plus fraction, including Campbell's method, Winn's method, and Katz's method. The remaining chapters cover the solution of phase equilibrium problems in reservoir and process engineering; developments in the field of empirical cubic equations of state (EOS) and their applications in petroleum engineering; and the splitting of the plus fraction for EOS calculations.

## Key Features

• Includes explanations of formulas
• Step by step calculations
• Provides examples and solutions

Petroleum Engineer, Reservoir Engineer, Production Engineer, Drilling Engineer, Completion Engineer, Operations Engineer, Drilling Manager, Operations Manager, Project Production Engineer, Project Reservoir Engineer

1 Vapor Pressure

2 Equilibrium Ratios

3 Flash Calculations

Example 3-1

Solution

4 Equilibrium Rations for Real Solutions

4.1 Wilson’s Correlation

4.2 Standing’s Correlation

Example 4-1

Solution

4.3 Convergence Pressure Method

Standing’s Method

Rzasa’s Method

4.4 Whitson and Torp Correlation

Example 4-2

Solution

5 Equilibrium Ratios for the Plus Fraction

5.1 Campbell’s Method

5.2 Winn’s Method

5.3 Katz’s Method

6 Applications of the Equilibrium Ratio in Reservoir Engineering

6.1 Dew-Point Pressure

Example 6-1

Solution

6.2 Bubble-Point Pressure

Example 6-2

Solution

6.3 Separator Calculations

Example 6-3

Solution

6.4 Density Calculations

The Standing-Katz Method

Example 6-4

Solution

The Alani-Kennedy Method

Example 6-5

Solution

7 Equations of State

7.1 The Van Der Waals Equation of State

Example 7-1

Solution

7.2 Redlich-Kwong Equation of State

Example 7-2

Solution

Example 7-3

Solution

Example 7-4

Solution

7.3 Soave-Redlich-Kwong Equation of State and Its Modifications

Example 7-5

Solution

Example 7-6

Solution

7.4 Modifications of the SRK Equation of State

Example 7-7

Solution

7.5 Peng-Robinson Equation of State and Its Modifications

Example 7-8

Solution

8 Applications of the Equation of State in Petroleum Engineering

8.1 Determination of the Equilibrium Ratios

8.2 Determination of the Dew-Point Pressure

8.3 Determination of the Bubble-Point Pressure

8.4 Three-Phase Equilibrium Calculations

8.5 Vapor Pressure from Equation of State

9 Splitting and Lumping Schemes of the Plus Fraction

9.1 Splitting Schemes

Katz’s Method

Example 9-1

Solution

Lohrenz’s Method

Example 9-2

Solution

Pedersen’s Method

Example 9-3

Solution

Ahmed’s Method

Example 9-4

Solution

9.2 Lumping Schemes

Whitson’s Lumping Scheme

Example 9-5

Solution

Example 9-6

Solution

Problems

References

Index

No. of pages:
300
Language:
English