Thermodynamics Research Laboratory Publications

Selected Publications



Entropy Production Gives Rise to Upper- and Lower-Bounds to Efficiency and COP of Cycles
J. Thermodynamics & Catalysis, Vol. 4, Issue 2, pp.1-5, • 1000e118, 2013.
A Review of Non-Renewable Energy Options in Illinois
Int. J. Oil, Gas and Coal Technology, Vol.6, No.3, pp.288-347, 2013.
Tricritical phenomena in asphaltene/aromatic hydrocarbon systems,
Revista Mexicana de F´isica, Vol. 59, pp.584-593, 2013.
Effect of Fluid Viscosity on Asphalthene Deposition Rate During Turbulent Flow in Oil Wells,
American J. Chemical Eng'g, Vol.1, Issue 2, pp.45-49, 2013.
The Hard-Sphere Based Cubic Equation of State, M.M. Mohsennia, H. Modarres and G.A. Mansoori, KU-ChE Reactor Journal, 2(3): pp. 2-9, 2008.
Polydispersity of heavy organics in crude oils and their role in oil well fouling, J. Petrol. Sci. and Eng'g, Volume 58, Issues 3-4, September 2007, Pages 375-390
Reservoir organic geochemistry: Processes and applications, J. Petrol. Sci. and Eng'g, Volume 58, Issues 3-4, September 2007, Pages 341-343
Petroleum exploration and production research in Australia, J. Petrol. Sci. and Eng'g, Volume 57, Issues 1-2, May 2007, Pages 1-7
An introduction to natural gas hydrate/clathrate: The major organic carbon reserve of the Earth, J. Petrol. Sci. and Eng'g, Volume 56, Issues 1-3, March 2007, Pages 1-8
An update on the developments in petroleum production research in the Middle East, J. Petrol. Sci. and Eng'g, Volume 55, Issues 1-2, January 2007, Pages 1-5 Investigation on the Existence of Diamondoids in Crude Oils
G.R. Vakili-Nezhaad, B. Soltani, G.A. Mansoori and K. Kiani-Nasab, Int'l J. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 1(1):65-74.
Study of asphaltene flocculation using particle counting method, A. Eliassi, H. Modaress and G.A. Mansoori, Proceed. Filtech 2005 (Int'l Conf. & Exhib. for Filteration & Separation Tech.), Vol. I, 506-511, Weisbaden, Ger., Oct. 11-13, 2005.
Phase behavior simulation of microemulsion systems using a modified Flory-Huggins Equation, N. Benderdouche, H. Benmekki and G. A. Mansoori, Proceed. ICHEMP'05, Marrakech, Morocco, Sept. 2005.
A perturbation correction of the Flory-Huggins polymer solution theory, G.A. Mansoori, Condensed Matter Physics, 8, 2(42), 389-396, 2005.
An accurate expression for radial distribution function of the Lennard-Jones fluid, A. Morsali, E. Goharshadi and G.A. Mansoori, Chem. Physics, 310 (1-3): 11-15, 2005.
Intelligent computing in petroleum engineering, L. Sheremetov, M.A.R. Bañares-Alcántara, F. Aminzadeh and G.A. Mansoori, J. Petrol. Sci. & Eng., 47, Issues 1-2, 1-3, 15 May 2005.
Petroleum exploration and production research in the Middle East, M.R. Riazi, R.C. Merrill, G.A. Mansoori J. Petrol. Sci. & Eng., 42 (2-4): 73-78, 2004.
Measurement and corresponding states modeling of asphaltene precipitation, Y.F. Hu, S. Li, N. Liu, Y.P. Chu, S.J. Park, G.A. Mansoori, and T.M. Guo, J. Petrol. Sci. & Eng., 41, Issues 1-3, 199-212 1-242, Jan. 2004.
An analysis of methods for determination of onsets of asphaltene phase separations, S.A. Mousavi-Dehghani, M.R. Riazi, M. Vafaie-Sefti and G.A. Mansoori, J. Petrol. Sci. & Eng., 42 (2-4): 145-156, 2004.
Variational Theory of Statistical Mechanics
Prediction of thermodynamics of solutions of 15 homologous series of solutes in n-hexadecane via the solubility-parameter-based method, A. Nasehzadeh, E. Jamalizadeh and G.A. Mansoori, J. Molecular Structure: THEOCHEM, 629, Issues 1-3, 117-126, 4 July 2003.
A cubic hard-core equation of state, M. Mohsen-Nia, H. Modarress and G. A. Mansoori, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 206, Issues 1-2, 27-39, 30 April 2003.
Petroleum Waxes, G. A. Mansoori, H. Lindsey Barnes and Glen M. Webster, Chapter 19 in "Fuels and Lubricants Handbook", ASTM Int'l, West Conshohocken, PA, 525-558, 2003.
A new theory for polymer/solvent mixtures based on hard-sphere limit, E. Keshmirizadeh, H. Modarress, A. Eliassi and G. A. Mansoori, European Polymer J., 39, Issue 6, 1141-1150, June 2003.
Prediction of gas-hexadecane partition coefficients (L16) via the solubility-parameter-based method, A. Nasehzadeh and G.A. Mansoori, J. Molecular Structure: THEOCHEM, 623/1-3 135-143, 2003.
Application of hard sphere limit to Flory-Huggins Thory, A. Eliassi, H. Modarress, G.A. Mansoori. Ir. Polymer J. 5, 2003.
Effects of solute size on the chemical potential in infinite-dilution supercrital solutiona and solubility calculations in super critical extraction: An integral equation approach,. M.N Lotfollahi, H. Modarress, G.A. Mansoori. IJST-Transaction B, 27, B2. 2003.
Measurement, Simulation and Prediction of Intermolecular Interactions and Structural Characterization of Organic Nanostructures, G. A. Mansoori, L. Assoufid, T.F. George, G. Zhang in Proceed. of Conference on Nanodevices and Systems, Nanotech, San Francisco, CA, Feb. 23-27, 2003.
Nanothermodynamics & Phase Transitions in Nanosystems, G.A. Mansoori, The 4th Int'l Conf. Fluids & Thermal Energy Conversion, 27 pages, December 7-11, 2003.
Cause and effect of deposition and fouling of heavy organics and other compounds in fuel and petrochemical processes, G.A. Mansoori, KU Int'l J Sci. & Tech., Transaction B, 1-17, 2002.
Advances in atomic & molecular nanotechnology, G.A. Mansoori, (Invited paper), "Nanotechnology: The emerging cutting-edge technology" United Nations Tech Monitor (Special Issue), 53-59, Sep-Oct 2002.
Hill Nanothermodynamics , G.A. Mansoori, Proceedings of the 2002 NanoSciTech Workshop, Kashan Univ., 2002.
An Alternative Approach to Increase Refining & Petrochemical Feedstock Capacity at a Lower Cost While Reducing Environmental Pollution, G.A. Mansoori, Proceed. of IAA/NIPC Seminar, May 20, 2002.
Production of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes - A Review , A. Eliassi, M.H. Eikani and G.A. Mansoori, Proceed. of the 1ST Conference on Nanotechnology - The next industrial revolution, 2, 160-178, March 2002.
The Effect of Electrolytes on Cloud Point of Aqueous Solutions of Poly(ethylene glycol), A. Eliassi, H. Modarress, G. A. Mansoori, IJST-Trans. B, 26, B2, 319-322, 2002.
New equation of state is accurate for VLE, PVT calculations of oil mixtures, M. Mohsen-Nia, H. Modaress and G.A. Mansoori, Oil & Gas J., Dec. 9, 2002.
The use of supercritical fluid extraction technology in food processing, (Invited paper), R.S. Mohamed and G.A. Mansoori, Food Technology, WMRC, June 2002.
Organic Nanostructures and their Phase Transitions, G.A. Mansoori, Proceedings of the first Conference on Nanotechnology - The next industrial revolution, 2, 345-358, March 2002.
An equation of state for property prediction of alcohol-hydrocarbon and water-hydrocarbon systems, A.P. Pires, R.S. Mohamed and G.A. Mansoori, J. Petrol. Sci. & Eng., 32, 103-114, 2001.
Application of Integral Equation Joined with the Chain Association Theory to Study Molecular Association in Sub- and Supercritical Water, M.N. Lotfollahi, H. Modarress, G.A. Mansoori, J. Phys. Chem. B, 105, 9834-9839, 2001.
Asphaltene flocculation and collapse from petroleum fluids, V.A.M. Branco, G.A. Mansoori, L.C. De Almeida Xavier, S.J. Park and H. Manafi, J. Petrol. Sci. & Eng., 32, 217-230, 2001.
Measurement of property relationships of nano-structure micelles and coacervates of asphaltene in a pure solvent, S. Priyanto, G.A. Mansoori and A. Suwono, Chem. Eng. Science, 56, 6933 -6939, 2001.
Prediction of solubility of biomolecules in supercritical solvents, R. Hartono, G.A. Mansoori and A. Suwono, Chem. Eng. Science, 56, 6949-6958, 2001.
Structure & Properties of Micelles and Micelle Coacervates of Asphaltene Macromolecule, S. Priyanto, G.A. Mansoori and A. Suwono, Nanotechnology Proceed. of 2001 AIChE Annual Meet., 2001.
Continuous thermodynamics of petroleum fluids fractions, G.R. Vakili-Nezhaad, H. Modarress, G.A. Mansoori, Chemical Engineering and Processing, 40, 431-435, 2001.
A New Theoretical Approach to the Hydrogen-Bonded Fluids Based on the Conformal Solution Concept, S.F. Aghamiri, H. Modarress and G.A. Mansoori, J. Physical Chemistry B, 105, 2820-2825, 2001.
Identification and Measurement of Petroleum Precipitates, Dynora Vasquez and G.A. Mansoori, J. Petrol. Sci. & Engineering, 26, Nos. 1-4, 49-56, 2000.
Prediction of Molar Volumes, Vapor Pressures and Supercritical Solubilities of Alkanes by Equations of State, R. Hartono, G.A. Mansoori and A. Suwono, Chemical Engineering Communications, 173, 23-42, 1999.
Phase Behavior Prediction of Petroleum Fluids with Minimum Characterization Data, H. Manafi, G.A. Mansoori and S. Ghotbi, J. Petroleum Science and Engineering, 22, 67-93, 1999.
Measurement of Activity of Water in Aqueous Poly(ethylene glycol) Solutions (Effect of Excess Volume on the Flory-Huggins ø-Parameter), A. Eliassi, H. Modarress and G.A. Mansoori, J. Chem. Eng. Data , 44, 52-55, 1999.
Hard-sphere mixture excess free energy at infinite size ratio, N.M. Tukur, E.Z. Hamad and G.A. Mansoori, J. Chemical Physics, 110, 7, 3463-3465, 15 Feb., 1999.
A Generalized Chemical Association Theory of Mixtures, S.F. Aghamiri, G.A. Mansoori and H. Modarress, Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie, 205, 211-240, 1998.
Structure and Property Prediction of Sub- and Supercritical-Water, H. Touba and G.A. Mansoori, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 151, 459-468, 1998
Surface Tension Prediction of Liquid Mixtures, J. Escobedo and G.A. Mansoori, AIChE J., 44, 10, 2324-2332, 1998
Predicting liquid-liquid transitions in polymer solutions using the GCLF equation of state, F. Firouzi, H. Modarress and G.A. Mansoori, European Polymer J., 34, 1489-1498, 1998.
Densities of Poly(ethylene glycol) + Water Mixtures in the 298.15-328.15 K Temperature Range, A. Eliassi, H. Modarress and G.A. Mansoori, J. Chem. Eng. Data , 43, 719-721, 1998.
Modeling of asphaltene and other heavy organic depositions, G.A. Mansoori, J. Petroleum Science & Engineering, 17, 101-111, 1997.
The concentrations of electrolytes in charged cylindrical pores: The hydrostatic hypernetted chain/mean spherical approximation, P. Zaini, H. Modarress and G.A. Mansoori, J. Chemical Physics, 104, 10, 3832-3840, 8 March 1996.
A single-theory approach to the prediction of solid-liquid and liquid-vapor phase transitions, P. Pourgheysar, G.A. Mansoori and H. Modarress, J. Chemical Physics, 105, 21, 9580-9587, 1 Dec. 1996.
Surface Tension Prediction for Pure Fluids, Joel Escobedo and G.A. Mansoori, AIChE J., 42, 5, 1425-1433, May 1996.
Equation of state for associating fluids (based on the analytic chain association theory), H. Touba and G.A. Mansoori, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 119, 51-65, 1996.
A simple expression for radial distribution functions of pure fluids and mixtures, E. Matteoli and G.A. Mansoori, J. Chem. Phys. 103, 11, 4672-4677, 1995.
A new analytic statistical mechanical model for polar fluids, C.A. Hwang and G.A. Mansoori, Trends in Chemical Physics, 3, 33-45, 1994.
Use of The Velocity of Sound in Predicting the PVT Relations, M.R. Riazi and G.A. Mansoori, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 90, 251-264, 1993.
Quadratic mixing rules for equations of state. Origins and relationships to the virial expansion, K.R. Hall, G.A. Iglesias-Silva and G.A. Mansoori, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 91, 67-76, 1993.
Radial Distribution Functions and their Role in Modeling of Mixtures Behavior, G.A. Mansoori, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 87, 1-22, 1993.
Theory of infinite dilution chemical potential, E.Z. Hamad and G.A. Mansoori, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 85, 141-151, 1993.
Simple equation of state accurately predicts hydrocarbon and other liquid densities, M.R. Riazi and G.A. Mansoori, Oil & Gas J., July 2, 108-111, 1993.
Generalized equation predicts vapor pressure of hydrocarbons and other liquids, M. Edalat, R.B. Bozar-Jomehri and G.A. Mansoori, Oil & Gas J., Feb. 1, 39-40, 1993.
Statistical mechanical modeling of associating solutions, E.Z. Hamad, U.A. El-Nafaty and G.A. Mansoori, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 79, 21-31, 1992.
Theory of Interfacial Tension of Partially Miscible Liquids, M.E. Boudh-Hir and G.A. Mansoori, PHYSICA, 219-231, A179, 1991.
A simple relation to predict or to correlate the excess functions of multicomponent mixtures, C.-A. Hwang, J.C. Holste and K.R. Hall and G.A. Mansoori, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 62, 173-189, 1991.
Supercritical Fluid Extraction / Retrograde Condensation (SFE/RC) with Applications in Biotechnology, E. Martinelli, K/ Schulz and G.A. Mansoori, 451-478, in "Supercritical Fluid Technology", T.J. Bruno and J.F. Ely (Ed's), CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 1991.
Organic Deposition from Reservoir Fluids: A Thermodynamic Predictive Technique, S. Kawanaka, S.J. Park and G.A. Mansoori, SPE Reservoir Engineering, 185-195, May 1991.
Fluctuation Theory of Mixtures, E. Matteoli and G.A. Mansoori, Taylor & Francis, New York, 1990.
Statistical Mechanics Basis of Macleod's Formula, M.E. Boudh-Hir and G.A. Mansoori, J. Physical Chemistry, 94, 8362-8364, 1990.
MIXTURE RADIAL DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS: ARE THEY ALL INDEPENDENT?, E.Z. Hamad and G.A. Mansoori, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 51, 13-21, 1989.
Bioseparation: Design and Engineering of Partitioning Systems, M.H. Hariri, J.F. Ely, and G.A. Mansoori, BIO/TECHNOLOGY 7, 686-688, 1989.
C7+ Fraction Characterization, L.G. Chorn and G.A. Mansoori, Taylor & Francis Pub. Co., New York, 1989.
Predicting Retrograde Phenomena and Miscibility Using Equation of Sate, G.A. Mansoori and J.L. Savidge, SPE Paper # 19809, 383-398, Proceed. of the 64th Ann. SPE Tech. Conf., 1989.
Statistical mechanical test of MHEMHS model of the interaction third virial coefficients, E.Z. Hamad, G.A. Mansoori and K.R. Hall, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 43, 205-212, 1988.
Bioseparation Using Supercritical Fluid Extraction / Retrograde Condensation,G.A. Mansoori, Karl Schulz and Eloi Martinelli, (Feature Article) BIO/TECHNOLOGY, 6, 393-396, 1988.
The role of mixing rules and three-body forces in the phase behavior of mixtures: Simultaneous VLE and VLLE calculations, E.H. Benmekki and G.A. Mansoori, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 41, 43-57, 1988.
Conformality of the Kirkwood-Buff Solution Theory of Statistical Mechanics, E.Z. Hamad, G.A. Mansoori and J.F. Ely, J. Chem. Phys. 86, 1478-1484, 1987.
Mean density approximation and hard sphere expansion theory: A review, L.J. Chen, J.F. Ely and G.A. Mansoori, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 37, 1-27, 1987.
Dense Fluid Theory of Mixtures, E.Z. Hamad and G.A. Mansoori, J. Chem. Phys., 87, 6046-6052, 1987.
Phase Equilibrium Calculations of Highly Polar Systems, E.H. Benmekki and G.A. Mansoori, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 32, 139-149, 1987.
Van der Waals mixing rules for cubic equations of state, applications for supercritical fluid extraction modeling, T.Y. Kwak and G.A. Mansoori, Chemical Engineering Science. 41, 5. 1303-1309, 1986.
Gibbs free energy minimization and equilibrium ratio phase equilibrium computational algorithms of continuous mixtures, P.C. Du and G.A. Mansoori, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 30, 57-64, 1986.
Thermodynamic Theory: Series d Thermodynamics (Aichemi Modular Instruction)", G.A. Mansoori (Ed.), 5, AIChE, New York, NY, 1985.
Statistical mechanical theory of local compositions,G.A. Mansoori and J.F. Ely, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 22, 253-275, 1985.
A New Thermodynamic Model for the Hard-Core Fluid with a Yukawa Tail, G.A. Mansoori and N. Kioussis, J. Chem. Phys. 82, 2076, 1985.
Molecular Based Study of Fluids, American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., 1983.
Factors Affecting the Dispersion Shift of Immiscible Liquid-Liquid Systems, M.J. McClarey and G.A. Mansoori, Chemical Engineering Progress Series, 74, 173, 134-139, 1978.
Kinetics of Water Loss from Nanosize Cells at Subzero Centigrade Temperatures, G.A. Mansoori, Cryobiology, 12, 1, 34-45, 1975.
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