Distribution coefficient or K-value

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What is distribution coefficient or K-value?


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ChemKB 5 years, 7 months ago
Distribution coefficient/ratio or K-value describes the distribution of a component between phases and is the foundation of all phase equilibrium calculations. The higher the value, the more volatile the component. A simple concept, but a complicated function of pressure, temperature and composition.

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