Flash Point Calculation for n-Octane+n-Decane and n-Octane+n-Dodecane by UNIFAC Group Contribution Model

UNIFAC 그룹 기여 모델에 의한 n-Octnae+n-Decane 계와 n-Octane+n-Dodecane 계의 인화점 계산

  • Ha, Dong-Myeong (Department of Occupational Health and Safety Engineering, Semyung University) ;
  • Lee, Sungjin (Department of Clinical Laboratory Science, Semyung University)
  • 하동명 (세명대학교 보건안전공학과) ;
  • 이성진 (세명대학교 임상병리학과)
  • Received : 2015.06.04
  • Accepted : 2015.08.12
  • Published : 2015.08.31


The flash point is used to categorize inflammable liquids according to their relative flammability. Such a categorization is important for the safe handling, storage, and transportation of inflammable liquids. The flash point temperature of two binary liquid mixtures(n-octane+n-decane and n-octane+n-dodecane) has been measured for the entire concentration range using Seta-flash closed cup tester based on the ASTM D3278 method. The closed cup flash point temperature was estimated using the UNIFAC(Universal Functional Activity Coefficient) group contribution model. The experimentally derived flash point was also compared with the predicted flash point from the UNIFAC model. The UNIFAC model is able to estimate the flash point fairly well for n-octane+n-decane mixture and n-octane+n-dodecane mixture.


Supported by : 세명대학교


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