Example P08.05 Mutual Solubility of Two Isomeric Xylenes

problem:

Calculate the solubility of m-xylene (1) in p-xylene (2) and p-xylene (1) in m-xylene (2) at a temperature of 225 K.

Pure component properties

general

constants

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definitions:

input data

Solution

The activity of this ideal mixture is equal to the molefraction of the component, so that no activity coefficient model is required. The solubilities can be calculated by the following equation (Eq. 8.10):