Figure 4.8:

Batch reactor with nth-order kinetics, r=kc_A^n, k_0=kc_{A0}^{n-1}=1, n\geq 1.

Code for Figure 4.8

Text of the GNU GPL.

main.m


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npts  = 100;
x = linspace(0,5,npts)';
y = [ exp(-x), 1./(1+x), (1+2*x).^(-1/2), (1+3*x).^(-1/3), (1+4*x).^(-1/4) ];

table = [x, y];

save -ascii kcan.dat table;

if (~ strcmp (getenv ('OMIT_PLOTS'), 'true')) % PLOTTING
plot (x, y)
% TITLE
end % PLOTTING