critical constant

critical constant

[′krid·ə·kəl ′kän·stənt]
(physical chemistry)
A characteristic temperature, pressure, and specific volume of a gas above which it cannot be liquefied.
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The critical constant prediction method [3] was applied to calculating the vapour pressure of heavy oils and bitumen.
Vapor pressure and critical constant prediction method for heavy hydrocarbons.
Critical constants and the normal boiling temperatures were taken from Poling et al.
The critical constants and acentric factor of the propane and the equations for the vapour pressure and density of sulpholane were taken from the compilation of Rowley et al.

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