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Course, academic year 2019/2020

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State Behaviour and Thermodynamic Properties of Fluids - M403008
Title: Stavové chování a termodynamické vlastnosti tekutin
Guaranteed by: Department of Physical Chemistry (403)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Engineering
Actual: from 2019 to 2019
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:7
E-Credits: winter s.:7
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:3/2, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Růžička Květoslav prof. Ing. CSc.
Interchangeability : N403018
Examination dates   Schedule   
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Annotation -
The course deals with the state behavior and thermodynamic properties of homogeneous fluid systems. Special attention is devoted to the description of state behavior of multicomponent systems, as well as to the calculation of thermodynamic properties of such systems. Calculation and usage of partial molar quantities is also covered. Finally, phase equilibria calculations by means of EOS (equations of state) are discussed.
Last update: Růžička Květoslav (08.02.2018)
Aim of the course -

Students will be able to:

1) evaluate the state of the system (temperature, pressure, volume, mole number) by means of simple EOS (virial, cubic) as well as by means of complex, Wagner-type EOS.

2) evaluate the same properties for mixtures by using different approaches (mixing rules, corresponding state principle, empirical "laws")

3) calculate heat and work for given conditions (adiabatic, isothermal, isochoric, isobaric).

4) calulate thermodynamic quantities for pure components as well as for mixtures (entropy, enthalpy, Gibbs energy,...) as function of temperature and pressure or temperature and density, respectively.

5) calculate phase equilibria in single- as well as multicomponent mixtures by means of equations of state.

Last update: Růžička Květoslav (08.02.2018)
Literature -

R: Novák J.P., Růžička K., Fulem M., Calculation of Thermodynamic Functions from Volumetric Properties, doi:10.1039/9781782627043-00476 (Chapter 17 in Volume Properties: Liquids, Solutions and Vapours, Letcher T., Wilhelm E., 2015, Royal Society of Chemistry, London, ISBN: 978-1-84973-899-6)

R: Sandler, S.I., Chemical, biochemical, and engineering thermodynamics. 2006, Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley. ISBN 978-0-471-66174-0

A: Michelsen, M.L. and J.M. Mollerup, Thermodynamic models : fundamentals & computational aspects. 2007, Holte, Denmark: Tie-Line Publications. ISBN 87-989961-3-4

A: Riazi, M.R., Characterization and properties of petroleum fractions. 2005, West Conshohocken, PA: ASTM International. ISBN 407.0-8031-3361-8

A: Span, R., Multiparameter equations of state : an accurate source of thermodynamic property data. 2000, Berlin: Springer. ISBN 3-540-67311-3

Last update: Růžička Květoslav (08.02.2018)
Learning resources -

Studying materials can be found in E-learning section (

Last update: Růžička Květoslav (08.02.2018)
Syllabus -

1. Fundamentals of chemical thermodynamics.

2. Thermodynamic properties of ideal gas. Critical point.

3. Intermolecular forces, virial equation of state.

4. Cubic and fundamental equations of state for real fluids.

5. Theorem of corresponding states and its application.

6. State bahaviour of real mixtures.

7. Departure and residual functions of real gas.

8. Termodynamic properties of real fluids.

9. Calculation of heat and work at different conditions.

10. Partial molar properties.

11. Fugacity and chemical potential.

12. Phase equilibria of single component systems.

13. Phase equilibria of multicomponent systems by means of equations of state.

14. Split of homogenous system into separate phases: stability criteria.

Last update: Růžička Květoslav (08.02.2018)
Registration requirements -

Physiscal chemistry II, Mathematics II

Last update: Kubová Petra (10.01.2018)
Course completion requirements - Czech

Získání alespoň 50 % z průběžných testů (studenti píší v průběhu semestru dva průběžné testy).

Získání alespoň 50 % ze zkouškového testu.

Prokázání znalostí při ústní zkoušce (žádná otázka nesmí být hodnocena stupněm nevyhověl/a).

Last update: Růžička Květoslav (08.02.2018)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Konzultace s vyučujícími 0.5 14
Účast na přednáškách 1.5 42
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 1.5 42
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 2.5 70
Účast na seminářích 1 28
7 / 7 196 / 196
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Examination test 25
Continuous assessment of study performance and course -credit tests 25
Oral examination 50