Azeotropes are the mixtures of liquids which boil at a constant temperature. Azeotropes may be called constant boiling point mixtures or azeotropic mixtures.
Their proportions cannot be altered by simple distillation.
Types[change | change source]
Azeotropes are classified into two types
- Minimum boiling azeotrope
- Maximum boiling azeotrope
References[change | change source]
- Moore, Walter J. 1962. Physical chemistry. 3rd ed Prentice-Hall, p140–142.