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18.2: Molecular Weight

The molecular weight (MW) of each of the phases in a VLE system is calculated as a function of the molecular weight of the individual components (MWi), provided that both the composition of the gas (yi) and the liquid (xi) are known:

Contact your instructor if you are unable to see or interpret this graphic.(18.1a)
Contact your instructor if you are unable to see or interpret this graphic.(18.1b)

Contributors

  • Prof. Michael Adewumi (The Pennsylvania State University). Some or all of the content of this module was taken from Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' OER Initiative.