Tom Meuzelaar Posted May 9, 2008 Share Posted May 9, 2008 [admin notice: the below is from the former GWB users group email distribution list. This message was originally posted 11/27/2006] >>>>>>>>>> > Hello, > > I am using GWB 6.0.4 with Windows XP. I am working > with REACT. The > database I am working with is(thermo_phrqpitz.dat). > I wish to modify the > database by adding species, minerals, and virial > coefficients for > phosphate speciation in a calcium cloride brine. > The ionic strength of > the brine warrants the use of the virial > coefficients and the HMW > method. I have found literature with the virial > coefficients calculated > for the Ca++ - K+ - PO4--- - Cl- - H2O system. I > have tried adding > components one at a time, and then telling REACT to > use the database > after each addition, to narrow down any changes I > might need to make. I > havn't gotten that far. So far, I've added (P) as > an element, and when I > add HPO4-- as a basis species, save, then try to > open it in React, it > displays an error: "corrupted or incomplete file" > and the last line read > is line 94, at the 3 elements that make up the > HPO4--. I was also sure > to chan ge the number of basis species and elements > at the beginning of > the sections. > > I have attached the database with the changes I have > made thus far. The > only changes are (P) in elements, and HPO4-- in > basis species. Also, > REACT wants to shut down after I attempt this. It > says that it needs to > end with a message with a red circle and white X in > it. So I can't > attach the code that REACT last used when I tried to > upload the > database. I can tell you that I went to File\Thermo > Data...., then > entered my database (mysmallsystem_phrqpitz). > > Thank You > > Nathan Carse > > Louisiana State University >>>>>>>>>> Hi Nathan, Where the elements are defined in the dataset, the apps are looking for a two-character symbol for each. If you change "(P)" to "(P )", I think you'll be back in business. Hope this helps, Craig Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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