Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol.78, No.1, 232-236, 2000
Physical solubility of hydrogen sulfide in several aqueous solvents
The solubility of hydrogen sulfide In several aqueous solutions was measured over the temperature range 25 degrees C to 60 degrees C. The solvents investigated in this work include 0 to 50% aqueous solutions of polyethylene glycol, ethylene glycol, methyldiethanolamine and diethanolamine. The amine solutions used in this work were neutralized by the addition of hydrochloric acid in order to suppress the hydrogen sulfide reaction (H2S --> H+ + HS-) so that only the physical solubility of hydrogen sulfide would be measured. the solubility data determined in this work are expressed in terms of Henry's law, The Henry's law constants found in this work were correlated well by a particularly simple empirical formula based on the molecular weight of the solvent.