pyXSteam is a port of the Matlab/Excel Package XSteam by Magnus Holmgren, www.x-eng.com to Python

## Project Description

XSteam

======

Original Released by Magnus Holmgren for Matlab and Excel: http://xsteam.sourceforge.net and/or http://www.x-eng.com

XSteam provides (mostly) accurate steam and water properties from 0 - 1000 bar and from

0 - 2000 °C according to the IAPWS release IF-97.

(www.iapws.org) http://www.iapws.org/relguide/IF97-Rev.pdf

For accuracy of the functions in different regions see IF-97 Page 4

Also includes thermal conductivity and viscosity, wich are not part of the IF97 release.

Thermal Conductivity:(IAPWS 1998) http://www.iapws.org/relguide/ThCond.pdf

Viscosity: (2003)

Requirements

============

Tests require numpy, Demos require numpy and matplotlib

Install

=======

run "python setup.py" install

To test is setup was successful, run bin/pyXSteamDemo.py from the command line.

There are still (as of v0.3.2) some Errors in Thermal Conductivity and Speed of sound functions,

so be warned that they exceed the Error Range.

Apart form accuracy errors, there should be no warnings.

to run unittests: "python setup.py test" but make sure numpy is installed

Nomenclature

============

All Functions follow the same naming schema:

First the wanted property, then a underscore "_", then the wanted input properties

Example: t_ph is temperature as a function of pressure and enthalpy.

For a list of valid functions se bellow:

t Temperature (°C or °F)

p Pressure (bar or psi)

h Enthalpy (kJ/kg or btu/lb)

v Specific volume (m3/kg or ft^3/lb)

rho Density (kg/m3 or lb/ft^3)

s Specific entropy (kJ/(kg °C) or btu/(lb °F))

u Specific internal energy (kJ/kg or btu/lb)

Cp Specific isobaric heat capacity (kJ/(kg °C) or btu/(lb °F))

Cv Specific isochoric heat capacity (kJ/(kg °C) or btu/(lb °F))

w Speed of sound (m/s or ft/s)

my Viscosity (N s/m^2 or lbm/ft/hr)

tc Thermal Conductivity (W/(m °C) or btu/(h ft °F))

st Surface Tension (N/m or lb/ft)

x Vapour fraction

vx Vapour Volume Fraction

Usage

=====

Simple Example:

from pyXSteam.XSteam import XSteam

steamTable = XSteam(XSteam.UNIT_SYSTEM_MKS)

print steamTable.hL_p(220.0)

By using the unitSystem Parameter, you can tell XSteam witch Unit System you are using.

steamTable = XSteam(XSteam.UNIT_SYSTEM_MKS): m/kg/sec/°C/bar/W

steamTable = XSteam(XSteam.UNIT_SYSTEM_FLS): ft/lb/sec/°F/psi/btu

steamTable = XSteam(XSteam.UNIT_SYSTEM_BARE): m/kg/sec/K/MPa/W

To enable logging, add the following lines to your code:

import logging

logger = logging.getLogger('pyXSteam')

logger.setLevel(logging.DEBUG)

sh = logging.StreamHandler()

sh.setFormatter(logging.Formatter('%(name)s - %(levelname)s - %(message)s'))

logger.addHandler(sh)

Available Functions

===================

Temperature

-----------

tsat_p Saturation temperature

t_ph Temperature as a function of pressure and enthalpy

t_ps Temperature as a function of pressure and entropy

t_hs Temperature as a function of enthalpy and entropy

Pressure

--------

psat_t Saturation pressure

p_hs Pressure as a function of h and s.

p_hrho Pressure as a function of h and rho. Very unaccurate for solid water region since it's almost incompressible!

Enthalpy

--------

hV_p Saturated vapour enthalpy

hL_p Saturated liquid enthalpy

hV_t Saturated vapour enthalpy

hL_t Saturated liquid enthalpy

h_pt Entalpy as a function of pressure and temperature.

h_ps Entalpy as a function of pressure and entropy.

h_px Entalpy as a function of pressure and vapour fraction

h_prho Entalpy as a function of pressure and density. Observe for low temperatures (liquid) this equation has 2 solutions.

h_tx Entalpy as a function of temperature and vapour fraction

Specific volume

---------------

vV_p Saturated vapour volume

vL_p Saturated liquid volume

vV_t Saturated vapour volume

vL_t Saturated liquid volume

v_pt Specific volume as a function of pressure and temperature.

v_ph Specific volume as a function of pressure and enthalpy

v_ps Specific volume as a function of pressure and entropy.

Density

-------

rhoV_p Saturated vapour density

rhoL_p Saturated liquid density

rhoV_t Saturated vapour density

rhoL_t Saturated liquid density

rho_pt Density as a function of pressure and temperature.

rho_ph Density as a function of pressure and enthalpy

rho_ps Density as a function of pressure and entropy.

Specific entropy

----------------

sV_p Saturated vapour entropy

sL_p Saturated liquid entropy

sV_t Saturated vapour entropy

sL_t Saturated liquid entropy

s_pt Specific entropy as a function of pressure and temperature (Returns saturated vapour entalpy if mixture.)

s_ph Specific entropy as a function of pressure and enthalpy

Specific internal energy

------------------------

uV_p Saturated vapour internal energy

uL_p Saturated liquid internal energy

uV_t Saturated vapour internal energy

uL_t Saturated liquid internal energy

u_pt Specific internal energy as a function of pressure and temperature.

u_ph Specific internal energy as a function of pressure and enthalpy

u_ps Specific internal energy as a function of pressure and entropy.

Specific isobaric heat capacity

-------------------------------

CpV_p Saturated vapour heat capacity

CpL_p Saturated liquid heat capacity

CpV_t Saturated vapour heat capacity

CpL_t Saturated liquid heat capacity

Cp_pt Specific isobaric heat capacity as a function of pressure and temperature.

Cp_ph Specific isobaric heat capacity as a function of pressure and enthalpy

Cp_ps Specific isobaric heat capacity as a function of pressure and entropy.

Specific isochoric heat capacity

--------------------------------

CvV_p Saturated vapour isochoric heat capacity

CvL_p Saturated liquid isochoric heat capacity

CvV_t Saturated vapour isochoric heat capacity

CvL_t Saturated liquid isochoric heat capacity

Cv_pt Specific isochoric heat capacity as a function of pressure and temperature.

Cv_ph Specific isochoric heat capacity as a function of pressure and enthalpy

Cv_ps Specific isochoric heat capacity as a function of pressure and entropy

Speed of sound

--------------

wV_p Saturated vapour speed of sound

wL_p Saturated liquid speed of sound

wV_t Saturated vapour speed of sound

wL_t Saturated liquid speed of sound

w_pt Speed of sound as a function of pressure and temperature

w_ph Speed of sound as a function of pressure and enthalpy

w_ps Speed of sound as a function of pressure and entropy

Viscosity

---------

my_pt Viscosity as a function of pressure and temperature.

my_ph Viscosity as a function of pressure and enthalpy

my_ps Viscosity as a function of pressure and entropy

Thermal Conductivity

--------------------

tcL_p Saturated vapour thermal conductivity

tcV_p Saturated liquid thermal conductivity

tcL_t Saturated vapour thermal conductivity

tcV_t Saturated liquid thermal conductivity

tc_pt Thermal conductivity as a function of pressure and temperature

tc_ph Thermal conductivity as a function of pressure and enthalpy

tc_hs Thermal conductivity as a function of enthalpy and entropy

Surface tension

---------------

st_t Surface tension for two phase water/steam as a function of T

st_p Surface tension for two phase water/steam as a function of T

Vapour fraction

---------------

x_ph Vapour fraction as a function of pressure and enthalpy

x_ps Vapour fraction as a function of pressure and entropy

Vapour volume fraction

----------------------

vx_ph Vapour volume fraction as a function of pressure and enthalpy

vx_ps Vapour volume fraction as a function of pressure and entropy

## v0.3.3b, 21.01.2018

* fix for typo

## v0.3.3, 21.01.2018

* change changelog to markdown

* add gitignore

* remove unnecessary files

* reworked setup.py for more sanity

* cleanup and better logging

## v0.3.1, 18.02.2014

* logging capability's

## v0.3, 08.02.2014

* User can now use ft/lb/sec/°F/psi/btu, m/kg/sec/°C/bar/W or m/kg/sec/K/MPa/W

## v0.2, 03.02.2014

* demos, changes to unitTests and some minor fixes - 8 Tests fail

## v0.1, 11.02.2014

* Initial release. - 26 Tests fail

======

Original Released by Magnus Holmgren for Matlab and Excel: http://xsteam.sourceforge.net and/or http://www.x-eng.com

XSteam provides (mostly) accurate steam and water properties from 0 - 1000 bar and from

0 - 2000 °C according to the IAPWS release IF-97.

(www.iapws.org) http://www.iapws.org/relguide/IF97-Rev.pdf

For accuracy of the functions in different regions see IF-97 Page 4

Also includes thermal conductivity and viscosity, wich are not part of the IF97 release.

Thermal Conductivity:(IAPWS 1998) http://www.iapws.org/relguide/ThCond.pdf

Viscosity: (2003)

Requirements

============

Tests require numpy, Demos require numpy and matplotlib

Install

=======

run "python setup.py" install

To test is setup was successful, run bin/pyXSteamDemo.py from the command line.

There are still (as of v0.3.2) some Errors in Thermal Conductivity and Speed of sound functions,

so be warned that they exceed the Error Range.

Apart form accuracy errors, there should be no warnings.

to run unittests: "python setup.py test" but make sure numpy is installed

Nomenclature

============

All Functions follow the same naming schema:

First the wanted property, then a underscore "_", then the wanted input properties

Example: t_ph is temperature as a function of pressure and enthalpy.

For a list of valid functions se bellow:

t Temperature (°C or °F)

p Pressure (bar or psi)

h Enthalpy (kJ/kg or btu/lb)

v Specific volume (m3/kg or ft^3/lb)

rho Density (kg/m3 or lb/ft^3)

s Specific entropy (kJ/(kg °C) or btu/(lb °F))

u Specific internal energy (kJ/kg or btu/lb)

Cp Specific isobaric heat capacity (kJ/(kg °C) or btu/(lb °F))

Cv Specific isochoric heat capacity (kJ/(kg °C) or btu/(lb °F))

w Speed of sound (m/s or ft/s)

my Viscosity (N s/m^2 or lbm/ft/hr)

tc Thermal Conductivity (W/(m °C) or btu/(h ft °F))

st Surface Tension (N/m or lb/ft)

x Vapour fraction

vx Vapour Volume Fraction

Usage

=====

Simple Example:

from pyXSteam.XSteam import XSteam

steamTable = XSteam(XSteam.UNIT_SYSTEM_MKS)

print steamTable.hL_p(220.0)

By using the unitSystem Parameter, you can tell XSteam witch Unit System you are using.

steamTable = XSteam(XSteam.UNIT_SYSTEM_MKS): m/kg/sec/°C/bar/W

steamTable = XSteam(XSteam.UNIT_SYSTEM_FLS): ft/lb/sec/°F/psi/btu

steamTable = XSteam(XSteam.UNIT_SYSTEM_BARE): m/kg/sec/K/MPa/W

To enable logging, add the following lines to your code:

import logging

logger = logging.getLogger('pyXSteam')

logger.setLevel(logging.DEBUG)

sh = logging.StreamHandler()

sh.setFormatter(logging.Formatter('%(name)s - %(levelname)s - %(message)s'))

logger.addHandler(sh)

Available Functions

===================

Temperature

-----------

tsat_p Saturation temperature

t_ph Temperature as a function of pressure and enthalpy

t_ps Temperature as a function of pressure and entropy

t_hs Temperature as a function of enthalpy and entropy

Pressure

--------

psat_t Saturation pressure

p_hs Pressure as a function of h and s.

p_hrho Pressure as a function of h and rho. Very unaccurate for solid water region since it's almost incompressible!

Enthalpy

--------

hV_p Saturated vapour enthalpy

hL_p Saturated liquid enthalpy

hV_t Saturated vapour enthalpy

hL_t Saturated liquid enthalpy

h_pt Entalpy as a function of pressure and temperature.

h_ps Entalpy as a function of pressure and entropy.

h_px Entalpy as a function of pressure and vapour fraction

h_prho Entalpy as a function of pressure and density. Observe for low temperatures (liquid) this equation has 2 solutions.

h_tx Entalpy as a function of temperature and vapour fraction

Specific volume

---------------

vV_p Saturated vapour volume

vL_p Saturated liquid volume

vV_t Saturated vapour volume

vL_t Saturated liquid volume

v_pt Specific volume as a function of pressure and temperature.

v_ph Specific volume as a function of pressure and enthalpy

v_ps Specific volume as a function of pressure and entropy.

Density

-------

rhoV_p Saturated vapour density

rhoL_p Saturated liquid density

rhoV_t Saturated vapour density

rhoL_t Saturated liquid density

rho_pt Density as a function of pressure and temperature.

rho_ph Density as a function of pressure and enthalpy

rho_ps Density as a function of pressure and entropy.

Specific entropy

----------------

sV_p Saturated vapour entropy

sL_p Saturated liquid entropy

sV_t Saturated vapour entropy

sL_t Saturated liquid entropy

s_pt Specific entropy as a function of pressure and temperature (Returns saturated vapour entalpy if mixture.)

s_ph Specific entropy as a function of pressure and enthalpy

Specific internal energy

------------------------

uV_p Saturated vapour internal energy

uL_p Saturated liquid internal energy

uV_t Saturated vapour internal energy

uL_t Saturated liquid internal energy

u_pt Specific internal energy as a function of pressure and temperature.

u_ph Specific internal energy as a function of pressure and enthalpy

u_ps Specific internal energy as a function of pressure and entropy.

Specific isobaric heat capacity

-------------------------------

CpV_p Saturated vapour heat capacity

CpL_p Saturated liquid heat capacity

CpV_t Saturated vapour heat capacity

CpL_t Saturated liquid heat capacity

Cp_pt Specific isobaric heat capacity as a function of pressure and temperature.

Cp_ph Specific isobaric heat capacity as a function of pressure and enthalpy

Cp_ps Specific isobaric heat capacity as a function of pressure and entropy.

Specific isochoric heat capacity

--------------------------------

CvV_p Saturated vapour isochoric heat capacity

CvL_p Saturated liquid isochoric heat capacity

CvV_t Saturated vapour isochoric heat capacity

CvL_t Saturated liquid isochoric heat capacity

Cv_pt Specific isochoric heat capacity as a function of pressure and temperature.

Cv_ph Specific isochoric heat capacity as a function of pressure and enthalpy

Cv_ps Specific isochoric heat capacity as a function of pressure and entropy

Speed of sound

--------------

wV_p Saturated vapour speed of sound

wL_p Saturated liquid speed of sound

wV_t Saturated vapour speed of sound

wL_t Saturated liquid speed of sound

w_pt Speed of sound as a function of pressure and temperature

w_ph Speed of sound as a function of pressure and enthalpy

w_ps Speed of sound as a function of pressure and entropy

Viscosity

---------

my_pt Viscosity as a function of pressure and temperature.

my_ph Viscosity as a function of pressure and enthalpy

my_ps Viscosity as a function of pressure and entropy

Thermal Conductivity

--------------------

tcL_p Saturated vapour thermal conductivity

tcV_p Saturated liquid thermal conductivity

tcL_t Saturated vapour thermal conductivity

tcV_t Saturated liquid thermal conductivity

tc_pt Thermal conductivity as a function of pressure and temperature

tc_ph Thermal conductivity as a function of pressure and enthalpy

tc_hs Thermal conductivity as a function of enthalpy and entropy

Surface tension

---------------

st_t Surface tension for two phase water/steam as a function of T

st_p Surface tension for two phase water/steam as a function of T

Vapour fraction

---------------

x_ph Vapour fraction as a function of pressure and enthalpy

x_ps Vapour fraction as a function of pressure and entropy

Vapour volume fraction

----------------------

vx_ph Vapour volume fraction as a function of pressure and enthalpy

vx_ps Vapour volume fraction as a function of pressure and entropy

## v0.3.3b, 21.01.2018

* fix for typo

## v0.3.3, 21.01.2018

* change changelog to markdown

* add gitignore

* remove unnecessary files

* reworked setup.py for more sanity

* cleanup and better logging

## v0.3.1, 18.02.2014

* logging capability's

## v0.3, 08.02.2014

* User can now use ft/lb/sec/°F/psi/btu, m/kg/sec/°C/bar/W or m/kg/sec/K/MPa/W

## v0.2, 03.02.2014

* demos, changes to unitTests and some minor fixes - 8 Tests fail

## v0.1, 11.02.2014

* Initial release. - 26 Tests fail

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