Chemical Kinetics and Catastrophe Theory

Blum, E.H. & Mehra, R.K. (1975). Chemical Kinetics and Catastrophe Theory. IIASA Research Report. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: RR-75-041

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In this paper a continuous stirred tank reactor (CSTR) model of a first-order, exothermic reaction is examined and the existence of a cusp catastrophe is shown. Analytical solutions are developed for the ignition and quenching boundaries. The significance of the results and further extensions are discussed.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Research Report)
Research Programs: Human Settlements and Services Area (HSS)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:41
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2021 17:07

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