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Breakthrough curves for adsorption assuming linear driving force, negligible dispersion and linear adsorption isotherm
Author

Housam Binous
Organization: KFUPM
Department: Chemical Engineering
URL: http://sites.google.com/site/homepageofdrhousambinous/
Revision date

2005-01-03
Description

The notebook solves a system of PDEs, describing adsorption assuming linear driving force, negligible dispersion and linear adsorption isotherm, using NDSolve. The result, breakthrough curves, is compared to the analytical expression. We find perfect agreement between the two methods.
Subjects

*Engineering > Chemical Engineering
*Science > Chemistry
Keywords

Breakthrough curves, adsorption, linear driving force, linear adsorption isotherms, NDSolve, analytical solution, Bessel functions
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