Liquid - Liquid Equilibrium of (Methylcyclohexane + Methanol + Ethyl Benzene): Experimental Data and UNIQUAC Model

Document Type: Research Article

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Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Guilan University, P.O. Box 4163-3756 Rasht, I.R. IRAN

Abstract

The determination region of solubility of methanol with gasoline of high aromatic content was investigated experimentally at temperature of 288.2 K. A type 1 liquid-liquid phase diagram was obtained for this ternary system. These results were correlated simultaneously by the UNIQUAC model. The values of the interaction parameters between each pair of components in the system were obtained for the UNIQUAC model using the experimental result. The root mean square deviation (RMSD) between the observed and calculated mole percents was 3.57 % for methylcyclohexane + methanol + ethylbenzene. The mutual solubility of methylcyclohexane and ethylbenzene  was also investigated by the addition of methanol at 288.2 K.     

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