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xy VLE data for methanol/water at 1 atm

Temp (oF) Temp (oC) x (mole f) y (mole f) y_calc Diagonal


212 100 0 0 0 0
209.12 98.4 0.012 0.068 0.164522 0.012
206.42 96.9 0.02 0.121 0.203265 0.02
204.44 95.8 0.026 0.159 0.226586 0.026 VLE for MeOH/H2O system @ 1 atm VLE for MeOH/H2O system @ 1 atm

203.18 95.1 0.033 0.188 0.250089 0.033 Liquid Vapor


Equilibrium Diagonal
201.38 94.1 0.036 0.215 0.259262 0.036 220
1
197.96 92.2 0.053 0.275 0.304281 0.053
194 90 0.074 0.356 0.349368 0.074 210 0.9
191.48 88.6 0.087 0.395 0.373577 0.087
188.42 86.9 0.108 0.44 0.408558 0.108 200
0.8
185.72 85.4 0.129 0.488 0.439742 0.129 0.7
182.12 83.4 0.164 0.537 0.485687 0.164 190

y (mole frac MeOH)


179.6 82 0.191 0.572 0.517318 0.191 0.6

Temperature (oF)
174.38 79.1 0.268 0.648 0.595187 0.268 180
0.5
172.58 78.1 0.294 0.666 0.618443 0.294
169.7 76.5 0.352 0.704 0.666301 0.352 170 0.4
167.54 75.3 0.402 0.734 0.703963 0.402
0.3
165.56 74.2 0.454 0.76 0.740321 0.454 160

163.76 73.2 0.502 0.785 0.771772 0.502 0.2


161.6 72 0.563 0.812 0.809295 0.563 150

159.62 70.9 0.624 0.835 0.844504 0.624 0.1

156.56 69.2 0.717 0.877 0.894496 0.717 140


0
154.58 68.1 0.79 0.91 0.931129 0.79 0 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 1
0 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 1
152.96 67.2 0.843 0.93 0.956498 0.843 MeOH Content (mole fraction)
x (mole frac MeOH)
152.42 66.9 0.857 0.939 0.963042 0.857
150.26 65.7 0.938 0.971 0.999729 0.938
149 65 1 1 1.026572 1 y_calc = 1.026572 * x^0.4139722
This is a curve fit via Polymath.
(Curve above is simple connect the dots)

Experimental data from the compilation by Gmehling, J. and Onken, U. 1977. Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium Data Collection, Dechema, Frankfurt, Germany, vol. 1, p. 60.

from Chemical Engineering Design and Analysis: An Introduction


T. M. Duncan and J. A. Reimer, Cambridge University Press, 1998.