Figure 7.6:

Effectiveness factor versus Thiele modulus for a first-order reaction in a sphere (log-log scale).

Code for Figure 7.6

Text of the GNU GPL.

main.m


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nphi=50;
phi = [logspace(-2,2,nphi)]';

eta = phi.^-1..*((tanh(3*phi)).^-1 - (3*phi).^-1);
line1 = phi.^-1;
phiasy = logspace(-2,log10(2),nphi)';
line2 = ones(nphi,1);
tmp = [phi eta line1 phiasy line2];

save -ascii etasphere.dat tmp;
if (~ strcmp (getenv ('OMIT_PLOTS'), 'true')) % PLOTTING
semilogx (tmp(:,1), tmp(:,2:3), tmp(:,4), tmp(:,5));
% TITLE
end % PLOTTING