Wolfram Library Archive


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

Computing multiple steady states in a nonisothermal CSTR
Author

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

2007-01-24
Description

When activation energy is high enough, a nonisothermal CSRT, where a first order reaction is taking place, exhibits multiple steady states. In the notebook, we show how ImplicitPlot can plot these steady states versus the Damk÷hler number. We get the same figure as figure 4.20, page 207, given in the book by Kenneth J. Beers in Numerical Methods for Chemical Engineering, Applications in Matlab, Cambridge University Press, 2007.

The function of Mathematica 6.0, ContourPlot, has new features and has replaced what was performed by the now obsolete function ImplicitPlot.
Subjects

*Engineering > Chemical Engineering
*Science > Chemistry
Keywords

Multiple steady states, nonisothermal CSTR, ImplicitPlot, Damk÷hler number
Downloads Download Wolfram CDF Player

Download
beers207.nb (160.7 KB) - Notebook [for Mathematica 5.2]
Download
beers207v6.nb (93.1 KB) - Mathematica Notebook [for Mathematica 6.0]