equilibrium vaporization ratio

equilibrium vaporization ratio

[‚ē·kwə′lib·rē·əm ‚vā·pə·rə′zā·shən ‚rā·shō]
(physical chemistry)
In a liquid-vapor equilibrium mixture, the ratio of the mole fraction of a component in the vapor phase (y) to the mole fraction of the same component in the liquid phase (x), or y/x = K (the K factor). Also known as equilibrium ratio.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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