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Journal of Engineering Physics and Thermophysics

, Volume 86, Issue 5, pp 1217–1224 | Cite as

Multicomponent separation potential. Elementary kinetic theory

  • O. E. Aleksandrov
  • V. M. Gadel’shin
Kinetic Theory of Transfer Processes
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A molecular model of a multicomponent separation process has been constructed. A general expression for the multicomponent separation potential (value function) has been derived from first principles. The general expression is not tied to a concrete cascade scheme and coincides with the classical expression for the case of a binary mixture. A peculiarity of the separation process, which leads to an infinite value of the potential for pure components of the mixture, has been revealed.

Keywords

multicomponent separation potential kinetic theory isotope separation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.B. N. Eltsin Ural Federal UniversityEkaterinburgRussia

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