Home page for J. Richard Elliott













Professor of Chemical Engineering
The University
of Akron

Ph.D. (1985) Pennsylvania State University

MS (1982) Virginia Polytechnic Institute
BS (1980) Newport College

Research Interests:

Thermodynamics of Hydrogen Bonding, Molecular Simulations, Perturbation Theory and Integral Equation Theory Experimental Phase Equilibrium Measurements, Chemical Reaction Engineering Supercritical Fluid Processing, Microcellular Foams
Please view complete publications for more detail

Online Demonstration of SPEADMD, a molecular dynamics simulation
package for chemical process and product design.

Educational Interests:

Mainstreaming molecular dynamics exposure in introductory thermodynamics (e.g. Etomica)
ConcepTesting using “Clickers”
Objective assessment of learning outcomes
Variations in curricula by countries and regions
Intro Text with Interactive
Spreadsheets and Programs (including PR and ESD EOSs)

Complete Publication
List (check here for link addresses to databases etc.)

(CalcEos.zip) Program for calculating phase equilibria with Peng-Robinson,
ESD, Wong-Sandler, and SPEAD Equation Of State models.

Notes and xls tools for chemical process

Includes basics for equipment sizing with
hand calculations and a brief overview of the Chemical Process Industries and CBE curriculum.

Workbook and tutorial for chemical process design using ChemCAD.

Access the Korean Database (Use Internet Explorer) Resource Page (Tc,Pc,w,VLE,…)

Access the ThermoGraphics page for visualizing phase diagrams.

Access Mansoori’s Links to Thermo Tutorial Sites (Phase Diagrams, you name it,…)


The views and opinions expressed in this page are strictly those of the
page author. The contents of this page have not been reviewed by The University of Akron.

J. Richard Elliott Jr(elliot1@uakron.edu)