Thermodynamic Aspects

  • Narayan S. Tavare
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In this chapter, the thermodynamic aspects required in the analysis of crystallization processes are considered. Solubility characteristics are the first such information that should be known about the crystallizing system and are often key to the industrial operation. They not only provide useful guidelines for the method of supersaturation generation and choice of a crystallizer system, but also help determine the maximum possible yield of crystalline phase.


Barium Sulfate Thermodynamic Aspect Double Salt Triangular Diagram Anhydrous Salt 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Narayan S. Tavare
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  1. 1.University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST)ManchesterUK

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