A re-appraisal of the concept of ideal mixtures through a computer simulation study of the methanol-ethanol mixtures

  title={A re-appraisal of the concept of ideal mixtures through a computer simulation study of the methanol-ethanol mixtures},
  author={Martina Po{\vz}ar and Bernarda Lovrin{\vc}evi{\'c} and Larisa Zoranic and Marijana Mijakovi{\'c} and F. Sokolic and Aur{\'e}lien Perera},
  journal={Journal of Chemical Physics},
Methanol-ethanol mixtures under ambient conditions of temperature and pressure are studied by computer simulations, with the aim to sort out how the ideality of this type of mixtures differs from that of a textbook example of an ideal mixture. This study reveals two types of ideality, one which is related to simple disorder, such as in benzene-cyclohexane mixtures, and another found in complex disorder mixtures of associated liquids. It underlines the importance of distinguishing between… 

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