Figure 5.18 (page 243):

Fractional coverage versus adsorbate concentration for different values of the adsorption constant, K.

Code for Figure 5.18

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main.m

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%
%  This is an m-file for generating the form of an adsorption curve
%
global P K cm
P=(0:250)';
answer = [P];
CO_s1 = (0.01*P)./(1 + 0.01*P);

answer = [answer CO_s1];
for K=1:1:100;
CO_s = (0.1*K*P)./(1 + 0.1*K*P);

answer = [answer CO_s];
end


plot (answer(:,1),[answer(:,2:3),answer(:,12),answer(:,102)]);
axis ([-5,250,0,1.05]);
title ('Figure 5.18')