THE EFFECT OF CHEMICAL REACTIONS ON DIFFUSION-CONVECTIVE ENERGY TRANSFER. I. LAMINAR-DIFFUSION BOUNDARY LAYER IN THE PRESENCE OF A HETEROGENEOUS REACTION ON A CATALYTIC WEDGE-SHAPED SURFACE.
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV SILVER SPRING MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB
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The equation of diffusion of a chemically reacting substance in the presence of a heterogeneous reaction on an isothermal surface is solved by the integral method using a cubic profile of the concentration in the boundary layer. This solution of the diffusion equation satisfies the power approximation of the non-linear boundary condition. If the chemical reaction rate depends on the concentration of several components, then the solution of the diffusion equation is also a function of the complex pi, which takes into account the magnitude of the initial concentrations and of the diffusion coefficients of the individual components. To generalize the resultant diffusion-convective energy transfer, the potential of the chemical energy transfer of a reacting system is introduced. Author
- Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Processing
- Fluid Mechanics