Thermal expansion of ice based gas hydrates

V. R. Belosludov, R. K. Zhdanov, K. V. Gets, Y. Y. Bozhko, O. S. Subbotin

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This work aims at studying thermal expansion of ice Ih based gas hydrates that play important role in self-preservation effect of classical gas hydrates. Linear thermal expansion of ice Ih based hydrogen hydrates are calculated using a very effective statistical thermodynamic model of gas hydrates developed by the authors of this work. Molecular structures of all studied systems are obtained by MD simulations, and all parameters required by the model are obtained by using Quasiharmonic Lattice Dynamic approach. In accordance with our calculations, introduction of hydrogen into the system not only significantly affects the unit cell parameter of ice, but also increases linear thermal expansion and makes it comparable to the classical gas hydrates such as CH4, CO2, etc.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012045
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 15 Dec 2020
Event5th All-Russian Scientific Conference Thermophysics and Physical Hydrodynamics with the School for Young Scientists, TPH 2020 - Yalta, Crimea, Ukraine
Duration: 13 Sep 202020 Sep 2020


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