Species Properties Reports

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Main Editing User Species Database Species Database Data Table - Theory and Equations Viewing Properties
Species Database Editing User
Species Database
Importing data into Species Database Species Table Heat of Formation
and Entropy
Density Specific Heat
Phase Change
Species Properties
Species Properties Reports


The species properties supplied in the SysCAD.93.db3 (see Editing SysCAD Database and Species Table) can be plotted against temperature / Pressure / Mass Fraction ranges for data fitting or validation purposes.

This reporting function can export selected Species Property Data to the clipboard, where user can paste the data onto MS Excel for analysis. This is useful for fitting equations or for data validation.

Video Link

This View Species Properties video in the tutorial section shows the different ways in which you can view species properties used in a SysCAD project, including a section on Properties Reports.

Species Properties

The steps in reporting the species property data are:

  1. Open a SysCAD Project - using the desired database for data extraction and then:
    Select menu command Species | Properties Report to open the Copy Species Properties to Clipboard dialog box.
    Select menu command View | Species Properties to open the $SDB Access Window.
    Click on the Species Properties Reports Button to open the Copy Species Properties to Clipboard dialog box.
  2. Select the required data to be copied, press the Copy to Clipboard button.
  3. Open data analysis package such as MS Excel, then press paste.
  4. Use the data to generate graphs for data analysis.

Functions that can be plotted are:

  • Vapour Pressure (Vp) Vs Temperature
  • Vapour Temperature (Vt) Vs Pressure
  • Heat of Formation (H) Vs Temperature / Pressure
  • Enthalpy - Sensible Heat (Hs) Vs Temperature / Pressure
  • Enthalpy - Including phase change (Hz) Vs Temperature / Pressure
  • Heat Capacity (Cp) Vs Temperature / Pressure
  • Entropy (S) Vs Temperature / Pressure
  • Gibbs Free Energy (Gf) Vs Temperature / Pressure
  • Change of Gibbs Free Energy (DeltaGf) Vs Temperature / Pressure
  • Density (Rho) Vs Temperature / Pressure
  • Solubility Vs Temperature / Pressure
  • HeatValueHi Vs Temperature / Pressure
  • HeatValueLo Vs Temperature / Pressure
  • Density Correction Vs Mass Fraction
  • Boiling Point Elevation (BPE) Vs Mass Fraction
  • pH (negLogH) Vs Mass Fraction
  • Heat of Dilution (HtDilution) Vs Temperature / Mass Fraction

Copy Species Properties to Clipboard

The Copy Species Properties to Clipboard Dialog Box lets user select the required properties to be reported.

The options visible on this dialog box will vary depends on the options selected, the example below shows the selection of the Temperature & Pressure Function type.

SpeciesProperties01.png The steps in selecting the various options are as follows:
  1. Select Function Type to Tabulate:
    • Vapour Pressure
    • Vapour Temperature
    • Temperature & Pressure
    • Mass Fraction
    • Heat of Dilution
  2. Select Functions to Tabulate
  3. Select Species to Tabulate.
  4. Select Options for Temperature / Pressure / Solute Mass Fraction (Option selection will vary depending on the chosen Function)
    • Points Only - Data will be generated for the user specified points only, these points are entered in boxes T1, T2 and T3 for Temperature OR P1, P2 and P3 for Pressure and M1, M2 and M3 for Mass Fraction.
    • Range Only - Data will be generated for the range specified. The data range can be entered using Minimum and Maximum. The number of data points can be specified in No. of Points field. Species data will be collected between the specified range in equal segments.
    • Points and Range - Data will be generated for the specified points and range. The total number of data points will be points plus range. In the above example, 19 points for the temperature range.
  5. Select Mass/Mole Basis and accuracy for water properties
  6. Select the various reporting format options
  7. Press Copy to Clipboard
  8. Open MS Excel and Paste the data.