ASTM International - ASTM D2779-92(2007)

Standard Test Method for Estimation of Solubility of Gases in Petroleum Liquids

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 May 2007
Status: historical
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Gases for industrial application): 71.100.20
significance And Use:

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scope:

1.1 This test method covers the estimation of the equilibrium solubility of several common gases encountered in the aerospace industry in hydrocarbon liquids. These include petroleum fractions with densities in the range from 0.63 to 0.90 at 288 K (59F). The solubilities can be estimated over the temperature range 228 K (-50°F) to 423 K (302°F).

1.2 This test method is based on the Clausius-Clapeyron equation, Henry's law, and the perfect gas law, with empirically assigned constants for the variation with density and for each gas.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are for information only.

This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Document History

November 1, 2020
Standard Test Method for Estimation of Solubility of Gases in Petroleum Liquids
1.1 This test method covers the estimation of the equilibrium solubility of several common gases encountered in the aerospace industry in hydrocarbon liquids. These include petroleum fractions with...
April 15, 2012
Standard Test Method for Estimation of Solubility of Gases in Petroleum Liquids
1.1 This test method covers the estimation of the equilibrium solubility of several common gases encountered in the aerospace industry in hydrocarbon liquids. These include petroleum fractions with...
ASTM D2779-92(2007)
May 1, 2007
Standard Test Method for Estimation of Solubility of Gases in Petroleum Liquids
1.1 This test method covers the estimation of the equilibrium solubility of several common gases encountered in the aerospace industry in hydrocarbon liquids. These include petroleum fractions with...
April 10, 1997
Standard Test Method for Estimation of Solubility of Gases in Petroleum Liquids
1.1 This test method covers the estimation of the equilibrium solubility of several common gases encountered in the aerospace industry in hydrocarbon liquids. These include petroleum fractions with...
October 15, 1992
Standard Test Method for Estimation of Solubility of Gases in Petroleum Liquids
1.1 This test method covers the estimation of the equilibrium solubility of several common gases encountered in the aerospace industry in hydrocarbon liquids. These include petroleum fractions with...
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