Figure 8.5 (page 438):

CSTR residence-time distribution.

Code for Figure 8.5

Text of the GNU GPL.

main.m

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

table = [x, y];


plot (x, y)
title ('Figure 8.5')