Transport Properties of Refrigerant Mixtures: Thermal Conductivity

Document Type: Research Article


Department of Physics, College of Sciences, Yasouj University, P.O. Box 75914-353 Yasouj, I.R. IRAN


In the present work, the integral equations method is used to calculate transport properties of polar fluids. For this goal, we use the Stockmayer potential and examine theoretically the thermal conductivity of several refrigerant mixtures such as R125+R134a, R125+R32, R125+R152a, R134a+R32, R152a+R32, R134a+R143a, and R125+R143a. We solve numerically the Ornstein-Zernike (OZ) equation using the Hypernetted Chain (HNC) approximation  for binary fluid mixtures and obtain the pair correlation functions. Finally, the temperature dependence of thermal conductivity is studied using Vesovic-Wakeham method and compared with available results. 


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