A model for the study of the structure of hard molecular fluids

Rickayzen, Gerald (1998) A model for the study of the structure of hard molecular fluids. Molecular Physics, 95 (2). pp. 393-400. ISSN 0026-8976. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

A model previously introduced to study the structure and thermodynamics of fluids of anisotropic molecules with orientations restricted to certain discrete directions is generalized and used to study normal molecular fluids in which the molecules can rotate freely. The basis is an ansatz for the direct correlation function which depends on the geometry of two molecules. The method leads to the Percus-Yevick solution for hard spheres and to Onsager's solution in the limit of long needles. In this paper it is applied to fluids comprising hard spherocylinders and to fluids of hard ellipsoids.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Physical Sciences
Depositing User: Tara Puri
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2009 21:11
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2014 12:36
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/17036 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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