Glass Physics and Chemistry

, Volume 38, Issue 5, pp 460–465 | Cite as

Physicochemical properties of water-alcohol mixtures of a homological series of lower aliphatic alcohols

  • V. I. Kuchuk
  • I. Yu. Shirokova
  • E. V. Golikova
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Abstract

The results of a study of physicochemical properties (density, viscosity, refractive index, contraction, and surface tension) of water-alcohol (water-ethanol, water-propanol, and water-isopropanol) and alcohol-alcohol (propanol-butanol) mixtures are presented. The ratios of water and alcohol corresponding to the maxima of the viscosity and contraction of the mixtures are determined. A nonlinear character of dependences of the density and refractive index for water-alcohol mixtures versus their composition is demonstrated.

Keywords

water-alcohol mixtures viscosity contraction 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. I. Kuchuk
    • 1
  • I. Yu. Shirokova
    • 1
  • E. V. Golikova
    • 2
  1. 1.St. Petersburg Chemical Pharmaceutical AcademySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Faculty of ChemistrySt. Petersburg State UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia

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