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The Measurement and Prediction of Flash Point for Binary Mixtures of Methanol, Ethanol, 2-Propanol and 1-Butanol at 101.3 kPa
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  • Journal title : Fire Science and Engineering
  • Volume 29, Issue 5,  2015, pp.1-6
  • Publisher : Korea Institute of Fire Science and Engineering
  • DOI : 10.7731/KIFSE.2015.29.5.001
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The Measurement and Prediction of Flash Point for Binary Mixtures of Methanol, Ethanol, 2-Propanol and 1-Butanol at 101.3 kPa
Oh, In Seok; In, Se Jin;
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Flash point is one of the most important variables used to characterize fire and explosion hazard of liquids. The lower flash point data were measured for the binary systems {methanol + 1-butanol}, {ethanol + 1-butanol} and {2-propanol + 1-butanol} at 101.3 kPa. Experiments were performed according to the standard test method (ASTM D 3278) using a SETA closed cup flash point tester. The measured flash points were compared with the predicted values calculated using the following activity coefficient models: Wilson, Non-Random Two Liquid (NRTL), and UNIversal QUAsiChemical (UNIQUAC). The measured FP data agreed well with the predicted values of Raoult's law, Wilson, NRTL and UNIQUAC models. The average absolute deviation between the predicted and measured lower FP was less than 1.14 K.
Flash point;Seta closed cup tester;Alcohols;Activity coefficient models;
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