Figure 8.8:

RTD p(\theta ) versus \theta for n CSTRs in series, \tau =2.

Code for Figure 8.8

Text of the GNU GPL.

main.m


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x=linspace(0,5,200)';
tau=2;
ns=[1 2 3 5 10 25 100];
for i = 1:length(ns)
  n= ns(i);
  P(:,i) = gammainc(n/tau*x,n);
% p(:,i) = n^n/gamma(n)*x.^(n-1)/tau^n.*exp(-n*x/tau);
  logp = -gammaln(n) + n*log(n/tau) + (n-1)*log(x) - n*x/tau;
  p(:,i) = exp(logp);
end
ptable = [x p];
Ptable = [x P];
%save -ascii ncstrspdens.dat ptable;
save ncstrspdens.dat ptable;
if (~ strcmp (getenv ('OMIT_PLOTS'), 'true')) % PLOTTING
plot (ptable(:,1), ptable(:,2:end));
% TITLE
end % PLOTTING