# Article

Thermophysical Properties of Materials

2002. V. 40. № 3. P. 359–363

Kuznetsov N.M., Aleksandrov E.N., Davydova O.N.

Analytical Representation of the Curves of Liquid–Vapor Phase Equilibrium for Saturated Hydrocarbons

A unified two-parameter approximation formula is used to derive analytical dependences for $P(T)$ curves of liquid-vapor phase equilibrium of saturated hydrocarbons $\text{C}_n\text{H}_{2n + 2}$ (alkanes) with numbers $1 \le n \le 20$ from methane $(n = 1)$ to eicosane $(n = 20)$. Two approximation options are given, namely, that involving the use of individual values of parameters for each alkane, and that in the form of a unified formula in which the only parameter characterizing an individual component is the number $n$.

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*Kuznetsov N.M., Aleksandrov E.N., Davydova O.N.*Analytical Representation of the Curves of Liquid–Vapor Phase Equilibrium for Saturated Hydrocarbons, High Temp., 2002. V. 40. № 3. P. 359