Figure 7.8 (page 372):

Effectiveness factor versus Thiele modulus for the sphere, cylinder and slab.

Code for Figure 7.8

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main.m

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phi = logspace(-2,2,50)';

%%
%%scale to prevent overflow with third argument
%%
bessel = besseli (0:1, 2*phi, 1);

eta1 = phi.^-1..*((tanh(3*phi)).^-1 - (3*phi).^-1);
eta2 = bessel(:,2)./phi./bessel(:,1);
eta3 = tanh(phi)./phi;

tmp = [phi eta1 eta2 eta3];

loglog (tmp(:,1), tmp(:,2:4));
title ('Figure 7.8')