International Journal of Thermophysics

, Volume 26, Issue 3, pp 693–703 | Cite as

Densities, Viscosities, and Refractive Indices of Mixtures of Hexane with Cyclohexane, Decane, Hexadecane, and Squalane at 298.15 K

  • N. Tripathi


Densities, ρ, viscosities, η, and refractive indices, n D , have been measured as a function of composition for binary mixtures of cyclohexane, decane, hexadecane, and squalane with hexane at 298.15 K and atmospheric pressure. From these measurements the excess molar volumes, V m E , viscosity deviations, δη, and the change in refractive indices on mixing, Δn D , were calculated. These results were fitted to Redlick–Kister polynomial equations to estimate the binary coefficients and standard errors. The effects of size and shape of the components on excess properties have been discussed.


alkanes binary mixtures cyclohexane decane density excess volume hexadecane hexane refractive index squalane viscosity 


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. 1.
    Nath, J. 2000Fluid Phase Equilib.17563CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Cooper, E.F., Asfour, A.A. 1991J. Chem. Eng. Data36285CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Pandey, J.D., Tripathi, N., Dubey, G.P. 1998Acustica-acta acustica84377Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Penas, A., Calvo, E., Pintos, M., Amigo, A., Bravo, R. 2000J. Chem. Eng. Data45682CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Aminabhavi, T.M., Banerjee, K. 2001Indian J. Chem.4053Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Bhattacharya, S.N., Patterson, D. 1985J. Chem. Soc., Faraday Trans. I81375Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Pintos, M., Amigo, A., Bravo, R. 1993J. Chem. Thermodyn.25337CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Oswal, S.L., Maisuria, M.M., Gardas, R.L. 2004J. Mol. Liq.109155CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Pandey, J.D., Dey, R., Verma, R. 2003Phys. Chem. Liq.41145CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Kumagai, A., Takahashi, S. 1995Int. J. Thermophys.16773CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Nath, J., Pandey, J.G. 1997J. Chem. Eng. Data4211331137CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Wakefield, D.L., Marsh, K.N. 1987Int. J. Thermophys.8649CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    Lal, K., Tripathi, N., Dubey, G.P. 2000J. Chem. Eng. Data45961CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. 14.
    Bhatia, S.C., Tripathi, N., Dubey, G.P. 2001Indian J. Pure Appl. Phys.39776Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Bhatia, S.C., Tripathi, N., Dubey, G.P. 2002Indian J. Chem.41A266Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    Bhatia, S.C., Tripathi, N., Dubey, G.P. 2003Indian J. Chem.42A2513Google Scholar
  17. 17.
    Dutour, S., Lagourette, B., Daridon, J.L. 2001J. Chem. Thermodyn.33765CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. 18.
    Croucher, M.D., Patterson, D. 1979J. Solution Chem.8573CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. 19.
    Redlich, O., Kister, A.T. 1948Ind. Eng. Chem.40345CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    Riddick, J.A., Bunger, W.B., Sakano, T.K. 1986Organic Solvents, Physical Properties and Methods of PurificationWeissberger, A. eds. Techniques of Chemistry, Vol. II4Wiley-InterscienceNew YorkGoogle Scholar
  21. 21.
    TRC Thermodynamic Tables, Hydrocarbons, Thermodynamics Research Centre, The Texas A & M University System, College Station, Texas (1998).Google Scholar
  22. 22.
    CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 80th Ed. (CRC Press, Boca Raton, London, 1999-2000).Google Scholar
  23. 23.
    Heric, E.L., Brewer, J.G. 1971J. Chem. Eng. Data16313CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  24. 24.
    Pal, A., Bhardwaj, R.K., Das, G. 2001Int. J. Thermophys.22769CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  25. 25.
    Pal, A., Kumar, A. 2004J. Chem. Sci.11639Google Scholar
  26. 26.
    Ott, J.B., Marsh, K.N., Stokes, R.H. 1980J. Chem. Thermodyn.121139Google Scholar
  27. 27.
    Van, H.T., Patterson, D. 1982J. Solution Chem.11793CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  28. 28.
    Heric, E.L., Brewer, J.G. 1967J. Chem. Eng. Data12574CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryKurukshetra UniversityKurukshetraIndia

Personalised recommendations