Journal of Phase Equilibria

, Volume 24, Issue 6, pp 533–541 | Cite as

Modification to the van der waals equation of state

  • Jianxaing Tian
  • Yuanxing Gui
Basic And Applied Research


In this paper, we modify the VDW equation of state by adding a temperature factor to it. As a result, we produce a good phase diagram and the correlation of the reduced pressure and the reduced temperature when a balanced liquid-gas coexistence canonical argon-like system is considered.


Temperature Factor Canonical System Canonical Partition Function Mean Spherical Approximation Tiny Region 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jianxaing Tian
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yuanxing Gui
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsDalian University of TechnologyDalianPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsQufu Normal UniversityQufuPeople’s Republic of China

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