Thermodynamics Research Laboratory Publications
## Selected Publications

**Entropy Production Gives Rise to Upper- and Lower-Bounds to Efficiency and COP of Cycles**
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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.
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**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**
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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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