Title

Simple correlation accurately predicts densities of glycol solutions

Document Type

Article

Publication details

Bahadori, A & Mokhatab, S 2009, 'Simple correlation accurately predicts densities of glycol solutions', Petroleum Science and Technology, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 325-330.

Published version available from:

http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10916460701707778

Peer Reviewed

Peer-Reviewed

Abstract

A simple-to-use correlation is developed to accurately predict the density of the most commonly used glycol solutions as a function of temperature and glycol wt% in water. The proposed correlation has very good agreement with the reported experimental data. The average absolute difference between the observed values and calculated results is 0.941 kg/m3, which is negligible compared to the actual density of aqueous glycols.