Capabilities

Experimental Capabilities

Measurement of Phase Equilibria

Computer-controlled isothermal/ isobaric dynamic stills.
Temperature range from ambient to 170 o
Pressure range from close to absolute vacuum to 5 atms
  • VLE measurements
  • VLLE measurements
  • Vapor pressure measurement
  • Boiling point measurements

High pressure vapor-liquid Equilibrium Static cells.
Temperature range from -30 oC to 250 oC
Pressure range from 0 to 350 bar
  • VLE measurements 
  • VLLE measurements
  • Gas hydrate measurements
  • Vapor pressure measurements
  • PVT properties – pure gases and mixtures
  • Small volume cells for expensive chemicals
  • Synthetic techniques 

Liquid-liquid Equilibria Measurements
Temperature range from -30
oC to 200 oC
Pressure range from 1 to 200 bar


Solid-liquid equilibrium cells
Temperature range from -80 oC to 90 oC


Gas solubilities
  • Intelligent Gravimetric Analyser
  • Absorption and desorption isotherms 



 
Infinite Dilution Activity Coefficients
  • Differential Ebulliometers
  • Gas-Liquid Chromatographic techniques
  • Inert Gas Stripping Techniques


Batch Distillation Studies

  • Spinning band columns
  • Laboratory batch distillation columns


Continuous Distillation Studies
  • 6 m Normschlift column with Sulzer packing
  • 40 tray sieve-plate column
 

Measurement of Partition Coefficients
  • Octanol/ Water
  • Water/ Air


Measurements of Thermophysical properties
  • Density (including measurements up to 600 bar)
  • Refractive Index
  • Excess properties
  • Viscosity
  • Heat capacity
  • Thermal conductivity
  • Electrical conductivityMeasurements of Thermophysical properties
  • Density (including measurements up to 600 bar)
  • Refractive Index
  • Excess properties
  • Viscosity
  • Heat capacity
  • Thermal conductivity
  • Electrical conductivity
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Theoretical Capabilities

  • Low and high pressure phase equilibrium computation and modeling
  • Thermophysical property predictions
  • Preliminary design computations for separation processes
  • Molecular simulations
  • Environmental fate modeling