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Vapour pressure

  1. Oct 31, 2009 #1
    If the vapour pressure of a component is bigger than the system pressure, does it means it will fully in vapour phase and no liquid phase are formed??
     
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  3. Oct 31, 2009 #2
    Yes, or if a liquid phase was already existing then it will begin to boil away.
     
  4. Nov 2, 2009 #3
    the moment the partial pressure of a component is equal to its vapor pressure, any additional mass of that component formed must be in the vapor phase (and no longer in the liquid phase).
     
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