Russian Journal of Physical Chemistry A

, Volume 93, Issue 6, pp 1017–1023 | Cite as

Determining the Phase Composition of Complex Thermodynamic Systems

  • G. V. BelovEmail author


Topical issues related to simulating the equilibrium state of multicomponent heterogeneous systems are addressed. Calculation methods for determining the phase composition of such thermodynamic systems are analyzed. It is shown that the need to determine the coordinates of the conditional extremum of the function, the analytical form of which is usually not known a priori, is one of the main reasons for the difficulty in developing algorithms for the calculation of the equilibrium composition of multicomponent heterogeneous systems.


thermodynamic equilibrium phase composition heterogeneous systems 



The present work was performed within the project “Chemical Thermodynamics” (АААА-А16-116061750195-2).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Joint Institute for High Temperatures, Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  3. 3.Bauman Moscow State Technical UniversityMoscowRussia

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