User Meeting 2008

For the joint DDBST User and UNIFAC Consortium Sponsor meeting we were able to welcome 30 participants from 24 companies.

As always, the meeting took place at the University of Oldenburg in Oldenburg, Germany.

Contributions included:

  • Welcome and Introduction (J. Gmehling)
  • DDB and DDB Software Package - 2008 and Beyond (J. Rarey)
  • The Gani UNIFAC-Method (A. Mohs)
  • Importance of a Correct Description of Excess Enthalpy Data (J. Rarey, D. Constantinescu)
  • Solubility of Pharmaceuticals (J. Rarey, A. Diedrichs, I. Hahnenkamp)
  • Organic Sulphur Compounds in Oil Refining (K. Keskinen, Neste Jacobs Oy)
  • Demonstration of VLXE - DDB Polymer Database Link (T. Laursen, VLXE ApS)
  • Recent Development of the PSRK Group Contribution Equation of State (S. Horstmann, LTP)
  • Current State of the Revision and Extension of UNIFAC and Modified UNIFAC (Dortmund) (A.Jakob)
  • Consortium Session: Delivery 2008, Future Plans, Discussion (J. Gmehling, A. Jakob)
  • Verifying Physical Property Data Prior to Process Simulation (J. Rarey)
  • Work on COSMO-RS Type Models (J. Rarey)
  • Group Contribution Methods for Pure Component Properties (J. Rarey)
  • LTP Laboratory Tour (S. Horstmann, C. Ihmels, A. Grybat)

On the second day, a free workshop featured

  • Introductory Course Dortmund Data Bank (DDB) and DDB Software Package (DDBSP)
  • Process Simulation Parameter Verification Using DDB/DDBSP
  • Physical Property Estimation and Critical Evaluation of Method Reliability
  • Pure Component and Mixture Data Regression
  • Data and Parameter Import/Export

For further information, several documents are available for download:



2008 Material