equilibrium solubility

equilibrium solubility

[‚ē·kwə′lib·rē·əm ‚säl·yə′bil·əd·ē]
(physical chemistry)
The maximum solubility of one material in another (for example, water in hydrocarbons) for specified conditions of temperature and pressure.
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Supersaturated solutions are highly concentrated solutions of drug where the apparent solubility (kinetic solubility) is above the thermodynamic equilibrium solubility achieved by dissolving the stable crystalline drug.
Long time exposure was used to determine the equilibrium solubility.
Biobor JF is an effective microbiocide because of its equilibrium solubility in both fuel and water under conditions of fuel storage.
2006) to predict the equilibrium solubility of IMC in binary mixtures conformed by ethanol and water as a function of the solvent composition and temperature.
4) To assess the ability of compounds to dissolve in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, compounds have to be profiled for equilibrium solubility via a long incubation time in non-DMSO media or solubility assessment in more physiological simulated buffers to better predict the in vivo performance of a drug after oral administration.
The equilibrium solubility determines the minimum circulation rate of the solvent through the absorber, determines the maximum allowable concentration of the acid gases in the regenerated solution to meet the product gas specification, and provides boundary conditions for solving partial differential equations describing mass transfer coupled with chemical reactions.
Once the steady-state P is established, an isostatic-desorption experiment can be conducted to determine the equilibrium solubility coefficient.
Due to the very different surface areas and internal porosity of samples, equilibrium solubility of RP in 2% citric acid was reached at different times for different samples, but was generally attained within 24 h.
No more hydrogen than the equilibrium solubility value can be dissolved at any temperature.
2] concentration in the PS phase could be higher than its initial equilibrium solubility.
The equilibrium solubility of the two minerals was determined by shaking a mixture of 6 g mineral and 100 mL deionised water for 7 days.
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