Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1983, 48, 3177-3188

Liquid-liquid equilibrium. The calculation of composition of coexisting phases in binary systems

Petr Voňka, Josef P. Novák and Jaroslav Matouš

Department of Physical Chemistry, Prague Institute of Chemical Technology, 166 28 Prague 6


A detailed discussion of convergence of Newton's method employed for calculating the composition of coexisting phases is carried out, and a never-failing-to-converge method is proposed. The procedure is simpler and more reliable than iteration methods of the third order.