Aspen © Tutorial
Separation ProcessesDepartment of Chemical and Biomolecular EngineeringUniversity of Notre Dame
Thermodynamic Equilibrium Diagrams
Aspen Engineering Suite
Aspen Properties User Interface.
Select Blank problem. You could also use a template.
If prompted, select Local PC server. Save files in a desired but reliable location.
The data browser window will appear. Click on window and then on workbook.
Click on find or double click on the component ID box to start inputting mixture info.
Enter a character string (compound name or formula) to search for the substances. You do not need toenter the whole name. Notice that advanced searching options are available if needed.
Select the desired compound and click on Add to incorporate it into your mixture. Double clicking alsoworks here. Continue searching for and adding components. Then click on close.8.
Continue searching for and adding components until done with your mixture.9.
Go to the Specifications section on the Properties folder. Select the Property method to be used. A brief description will appear at the bottom of the screen. Pressing F1 while placing the mouse on the selectedmethod name will show a description of the method and provide further reference to documentation.10.
The Parameters section will provide detailed information on the models and will allow additional inputif desired/needed.11.
Click on N
or hit the F4 key to generate the Aspen Properties File12.
and choose Txy or Pxy on Analysis Type. Modify other information if desired/needed.