TY - JOUR

T1 - The viscosity and diffusion coefficients of the binary mixtures of xenon with the other noble gases

AU - Kestin, J.

AU - Khalifa, H. E.

AU - Wakeham, W. A.

PY - 1978/2

Y1 - 1978/2

N2 - This paper presents new experimental data for the viscosity of binary mixtures of xenon with the remaining monatomic gases, helium, neon, argon, and krypton. The measurements have been performed in a high precision oscillating-disk viscometer at atmospheric pressure and within the temperature range 25-500°C. The data have an estimated uncertainty of ±0.1% at 25°C increasing to ±0.3% at 500°C. The collision integrals for the interactions of xenon with the other monatomic species conform to the extended law of corresponding states formulated by Kestin, Ro and Wakeham. For each binary interaction the scaling parameters σij and ∈ij have been obtained. The ensemble of experimental results can be correlated by means of the appropriate kinetic theory expressions reinforced by the extended law of corresponding states. The deviations do not exceed 0.5%. The binary diffusion coefficients were calculated from the measured mixture viscosity and compared with the available experimental results. The standard deviation was estimated as ±2% which is within the mutual uncertainty of the two sets.

AB - This paper presents new experimental data for the viscosity of binary mixtures of xenon with the remaining monatomic gases, helium, neon, argon, and krypton. The measurements have been performed in a high precision oscillating-disk viscometer at atmospheric pressure and within the temperature range 25-500°C. The data have an estimated uncertainty of ±0.1% at 25°C increasing to ±0.3% at 500°C. The collision integrals for the interactions of xenon with the other monatomic species conform to the extended law of corresponding states formulated by Kestin, Ro and Wakeham. For each binary interaction the scaling parameters σij and ∈ij have been obtained. The ensemble of experimental results can be correlated by means of the appropriate kinetic theory expressions reinforced by the extended law of corresponding states. The deviations do not exceed 0.5%. The binary diffusion coefficients were calculated from the measured mixture viscosity and compared with the available experimental results. The standard deviation was estimated as ±2% which is within the mutual uncertainty of the two sets.

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U2 - 10.1016/0378-4371(78)90110-3

DO - 10.1016/0378-4371(78)90110-3

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:0013443394

VL - 90

SP - 215

EP - 228

JO - Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications

JF - Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications

SN - 0378-4371

IS - 2

ER -