Overview of the ThermophysicalData Package
DescriptionList of Commands in the ThermophysicalData PackageList of Commands in the CoolProp SubpackageList of Commands in the Chemicals SubpackageList of Commands in the Atmosphere SubpackageList of Other ThermophysicalData Package Help PagesReferencesCompatibility
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The ThermophysicalData package contains functions for computing thermophysical, thermodynamic, and thermochemical properties. It uses the CoolProp library, developed at http://www.coolprop.org/ and the NASA Glenn Coefficients for Calculating Thermodynamic Properties, see https://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/CEAWeb/TP-2002-21556.htm.
Each command in the ThermophysicalData package can be accessed by using either the long form or the short form of the command name in the calling sequence.
As the underlying implementation of the ThermophysicalData package is a module, it is also possible to use the form ThermophysicalData:-Command to access a command from the package. For more information, see Module Members.
The ThermophysicalData package has two subpackages. The CoolProp subpackage contains commands to access the CoolProp library more directly than commands in the ThermophysicalData package itself. These commands will be more familiar to users who have used the CoolProp library in other environments.
<Text-field style="Heading 2" layout="Heading 2" bookmark="bkmrk0">List of Commands in the ThermophysicalData Package</Text-field>Atmospherefind properties of air as a function of altitudePHTChartplot isotherms and quality curves on a pressure-enthalpy diagramPropertyaccess thermophysical dataPsychrometricChartcreate a psychrometric chart to extract and visualize thermophysical properties of humid airTemperatureEntropyChartplot saturation dome and isobars on temperature-entropy axes
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The CoolProp subpackage contains the following commands:HAPropsSIaccess CoolProp thermophysical data about humid airPhaseSIaccess CoolProp phase data in string formPropertyaccess thermophysical fluid data from CoolPropProps1SIaccess CoolProp thermophysical fluid data independent of thermophysical statePropsSIaccess CoolProp thermophysical fluid data
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The Chemicals subpackage contains the following commands:GetSpeciesreturns the chemicals known to ThermophysicalData:-ChemicalsPropertyaccess thermodynamic data known to ThermophysicalData:-Chemicals
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The Atmosphere subpackage contains the following commands:Propertyfind properties of air as a function of altitude
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Bell, Ian H.; Wronski, Jorrit; Quoilin, Sylvain; and Lemort, Vincent. Pure and Pseudo-pure Fluid Thermophysical Property Evaluation and the Open-Source Thermophysical Property Library CoolProp. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 53 No. 6 (2014): 2498-2508; http://www.coolprop.org/.
McBride, Bonnie J.; Zehe, Michael J.; and Gordon, Sanford. NASA Glenn Coefficients for Calculating Thermodynamic Properties of Individual Species; 2002; https://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/CEAWeb/TP-2002-21556.htm.
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The ThermophysicalData package was introduced in Maple 2016.
For more information on Maple 2016 changes, see Updates in Maple 2016.See AlsoCopyright InformationApplicationsAnalysis of a Vapor-Compression Refrigeration CycleConditioning Air into the Human Comfort ZoneEnergy Needed to Vaporize EthanolFlow Through an Expansion ValveHeat Transfer Coefficient of Air Flowing Across a Flat PlateMixing Humid AirOptimizing the Efficiency of a Regenerative Rankine CycleParticle Falling Through AirSaturation Temperature of Fluids