The viscosity of five gaseous hydrocarbons

J. Kestin, H. E. Khalifa, W. A. Wakeham

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Abstract

The paper presents new data on the viscosity of CH4, C2H 4, C2H6, C3H8, and C4H10 at atmospheric pressure and in the temperature range 25-200°C. The measurements were absolute and were performed in an oscillating-disk instrument. The results fit into the extended law of corresponding states of Kestin, Ro, and Wakeham. The scaling constants σ and ε for each gas which assure such a fit are calculated in the paper.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1132-1134
Number of pages3
JournalThe Journal of Chemical Physics
Volume66
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1977

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  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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    Kestin, J., Khalifa, H. E., & Wakeham, W. A. (1977). The viscosity of five gaseous hydrocarbons. The Journal of Chemical Physics, 66(3), 1132-1134. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.434048