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Chemical Equilibrium Example Program

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This documentation is for an old version of Cantera. You can find docs for newer versions here.


The following abbreviations are used in Cantera, both in documentation and in the names of variables and classes:

  • CK: Chemkin
  • CT: Cantera
  • CTI: Cantera input
  • CTML: Cantera markup language
  • HKFT: Helgeson-Kirkham-Flowers-Tanger
  • HMW: Harvie, Møller, and Weare
  • IAPWS: International Association for the Properties of Water and Steam
  • MFTP: Mixture fugacity ThermoPhase
  • PDSS: Pressure-dependent standard state
  • RT: Product of the gas constant (R) and the temperature
  • SHE: Single half-electrode
  • SP: “Surface Problem”
  • SS: Standard state
  • SSTP: SingleSpeciesTP (ThermoPhase)
  • STIT: SpeciesThermoInterpType
  • VCS: Villars Cruise Smith
  • VPSS: Variable pressure standard state
  • VPSSTP: variable pressure standard state ThermoPhase
  • wrt: with respect to