Solubility of Stearic Acid in Various Organic Solvents and Its Prediction using Non-ideal Solution Models

Heryanto, R. and Hasan, M. and Abdullah, E.C. and Kumoro, A.C. (2007) Solubility of Stearic Acid in Various Organic Solvents and Its Prediction using Non-ideal Solution Models. ScienceAsia, 33 . pp. 469-472.

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Abstract

The solubility of stearic acid in ethanol, methanol, ethyl acetate, and acetone has been measured gravimetrically at various temperatures ranging from 301 to 313 K at atmospheric condition. The solubility of stearic acid in ethyl acetate was found to be the highest, followed by ethanol, acetone and methanol. All experimental data were correlated using non-ideal solution models, namely, the modified Apelblat and the Buchowski equations. The calculated results agreed well with the experimental data.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:stearic acid, solubility, organic solvent, Apelblat equation, Buchowski equation.
Subjects:T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions:Faculty of Engineering > Department of Chemical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering > Department of Chemical Engineering
ID Code:265
Deposited By:Dr. Andri Kumoro
Deposited On:09 Jun 2009 09:25
Last Modified:09 Jun 2009 09:25

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