Density (ρ), viscosity (η) and speed of sound (u) of pure components and binary mixtures of 2-methyl-1-butanol with alkoxyethanols viz., 2-ethoxyethanol, 2-propoxyethanol and 2-butoxyethanol have been measured over the entire range of composition at different temperatures T = (298.15, 303.15 and 308.15) K. Using the experimental data various thermophysical properties such as excess molar volume (VmE), excess molar isentropic compressibility (Ks,mE), excess speed of sound (uE), deviation in viscosity (Δη) and excess Gibb’s free energy of activation for viscous flow (ΔG∗E) have been calculated. The excess or deviation properties used to define the molecular interactions between like and unlike components. Further, the values of excess and deviation properties have been fitted to the Redlich-Kister polynomial equation. The measured viscosities have been correlated with various semi-empirical relations such as Grunberg-Nissan, Tamura-Kurata, Hind et al., Katti-Chaudhri, McAllister (three body interaction) model, Heric-Brewer and McAllister (four body interaction) model. Apart from this, Prigogine–Flory–Patterson (PFP) theory is also used for the estimation of VmE values for studied binary mixtures.

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