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Développement d’un dispositif expérimental original et d’un modèle prédictif pour l’étude thermodynamique des composés soufrés

Abstract : Sulfur compounds are widespread in various industrial fields. Design and/or optimization of the processes involving these compounds require accurate knowledge of thermodynamic properties of the concerned mixtures. Considering the complexity of industrial mixtures and for economical reasons, one may look to thermodynamic models with predictive features. To develop and validate these models, a minimum number of experimental data are required. Our literature review on sulfides (R-S-R'), 1-thiols (R-SH) and their possible solvents (n-alkanes and 1-alkanols) has shown a lack of data and of adapted experimental method. This observation leads to the need of developing a new experimental apparatus.In this work, we designed an innovative experimental apparatus for vapor-liquid-equilibrium measurements in the pressure range of [0.1 – 10] bar. The new apparatus is based on the “static-analytic” method. The key improvements are the two adaptations made for ROLSITM capillary samplers to achieve phase sampling in this pressure range. After validating the newly developed apparatus, new data of binary and ternary mixtures of interest were measured in order to develop a new predictive thermodynamic model focusing on sulfur compounds.The proposed predictive model is the PC-SAFT equation of state combined with a group contribution method (GC-PC-SAFT). We incorporated a polar term into PC-SAFT and investigated two representative families of sulfur compounds: sulfides and 1-thiols. The GC-PC-SAFT model proved reliable in correlating and predicting thermodynamic properties of pure compounds. Model parameters were fitted to the data found in the literature, as well as to those obtained through the new apparatus. Phase diagrams of some binary (sulfide + n-alkane, sulfide + 1-alkanol, 1-thiol + n-alkane and 1-thiol + 1-alkanol) and ternary (1-mercaptan + n-alkane + 1-alcool) mixtures were predicted.
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Fan Zhang. Développement d’un dispositif expérimental original et d’un modèle prédictif pour l’étude thermodynamique des composés soufrés. Génie des procédés. Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris, 2015. Français. ⟨NNT : 2015ENMP0069⟩. ⟨tel-03081197⟩



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