Physical Properties of Hydrates

  • Carlo Giavarini
  • Keith Hester
Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)


The fifth chapter highlights for the reader some of the laboratory equipment and analytical instruments used to prepare, study and characterize gas hydrates. High pressure reactors of various sizes and capabilities are shown along with some of the techniques used to measure hydrate properties. This is followed with some of the key physical properties of hydrates. Values for the thermal, mechanical, electrical, and other hydrate properties are given.


Guest Molecule Hydrate Formation Methane Hydrate Hydrate Property Hydrate Dissociation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Ingegneria ChimicaUniversity of Rome La SapienzaRomeItaly
  2. 2.TulsaUSA

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