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Binary Gas Mixture

  1. Feb 25, 2005 #1

    Clausius2

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    I am searching for the physical properties of a binary gaseous mixture.

    In particular, I would want to know the local viscosity [tex] \mu[/tex] and local mass diffusitivity [tex] D[/tex] of any binary mixture of gases, as a function of the local mass fraction of each other. I have not found nothing in Google,

    Thanks.
     
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  3. Feb 25, 2005 #2

    FredGarvin

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  4. Feb 25, 2005 #3

    Astronuc

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    Fred, that's excellent! The species seem to cover a wide variety from fuel/power and chemical/process industries.

    I'd love to get my hands on the calculator engine. :biggrin:
     
  5. Feb 25, 2005 #4

    Clausius2

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    It could be very useful, but that is not what I am currently searching.

    I am looking for an analytical or experimental expression:

    [tex] \mu=\mu(Y_1,Y_2,\mu_1,\mu_2)[/tex]

    [tex] D=D(Y_1,Y_2,D_1,D_2)[/tex]

    where Y1 and Y2 represent the mass fraction of each component.
     
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  6. Jul 11, 2005 #5

    Clausius2

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    Fred!!! Your link doesn't work now. And I need urgently a similar calculator. Do you know any other?

    Thanks!!
     
  7. Aug 15, 2005 #6
    mole fractions

    Just use mole fractions

    [tex] \mu_{mix} = \sum x_i \mu_i [/tex]

    Where the mole fractions can be found by using the mass fractions and the molar weights.
     
  8. Aug 16, 2005 #7

    FredGarvin

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    Ooops. Sorry about that Clausius. I wasn't ignoring you. I didn't see your post. I hope you didn't get too much in a pinch. Do you still need a calculator like that old one?
     
  9. Aug 16, 2005 #8

    Clausius2

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    It would be nice to have one. Thanks,
     
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