Wolfram Library Archive

All Collections Articles Books Conference Proceedings
Courseware Demos MathSource Technical Notes
Title Downloads

Diffusion Effects in Complex Reaction Systems

Housam Binous
Organization: National Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology
Department: Chemical Engineering Department
URL: http://pageperso.aol.fr/binoushousam/index.html
Revision date


The notebook reproduces the figure 1 page 541 of the paper by James Wei, Intraparticle Diffusion Effects in Complex Systems of First Order Reactions II. The Influence of Diffusion on the Performance of Chemical Reactors, Journal of Catalysis, Vol. 1, n6, 1962.

We plot reaction paths for a three-species consecutive first order reaction system in the absence of diffusion effects. We show that the presence of intraparticle diffusion effects modifies the scheme consisting of only consecutive reactions so as to contain parallel reactions. Reaction paths are also plotted when diffusion effects are taken into account. Since all diffusion coefficients are taken equal, both transformation matrices are identical. Finally, the straight line reaction paths are plotted.

*Engineering > Chemical Engineering
*Science > Chemistry

Reaction paths, three-species consecutive first order system, parallel reactions, diffusion effects, effectiveness factors, rate constant matrix, diffusion-disguised, rate constant matrix
Downloads Download Wolfram CDF Player

WeiDiffusionEffects.nb (238.1 KB) - Mathematica Notebook

Translate this page: