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Modeling vapor-liquid-liquid-solid equilibrium for acetone-water-salt system

Kaj Thomsen ORCID logo, Martin Due Olsen and Lucas F.F. Corrêa


A compilation of available experimental data for acetone-water mixtures with the reciprocal salt system Na+, K+ || Cl, SO4 2− is presented. Significant inconsistencies among experimental data are pointed out. New freezing point measurements are reported for the binary acetone-water system at 12 different compositions. UNIQUAC parameters are determined on the basis of the available data from literature. Modeling results are presented. Vapor-liquid, liquid-liquid, and solid-liquid equilibria together with thermal properties are reproduced well by the model using only 14 parameters. The major drawback of the model is that the calculated liquid-liquid equilibrium regions of systems with KCl and NaCl are larger than the experimentally determined regions. The model is valid in the temperature range from −16 to 100 °C.

Article note:

A collection of invited papers based on presentations at the 36th International Conference of Solution Chemistry (ICSC-36), held in Xining, China, 4-8 August 2019.

Corresponding author: Kaj Thomsen, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, CERE, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark, E-mail:


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