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A novel approach to the calculations of mass transfer rates from the linearized equations

Vickery, David J. and Vickery, Ross and Gavalas, George R. (1984) A novel approach to the calculations of mass transfer rates from the linearized equations. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 8 (3-4). pp. 179-183. ISSN 0098-1354. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20151104-143219929

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Abstract

The linearized equations describing binary and multicomponent mass transfer for a general class of problems are transformed to a “one-dimensional” root finding problem in the total molar flux. An algorithm is presented capable of solving this problem for a variety of mass transfer models. Applications to the film and penetration models are considered in detail. Numerical results are given which show that the new method is much faster than other currently available methods.


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Gavalas, George R.0000-0003-1468-6835
Additional Information:© 1984 Pergamon Press Ltd. Manuscript received 6 May 1983; revision received 17 January 1984; received for publication 23 January 1984.
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