Rate Processes and Reaction Models

  • F. Goodridge
  • K. Scott

Abstract

As will be shown in Chapter 6, process modeling is concerned with the construction of a mathematical description of a chemical process in terms appropriate to a specific purpose. To achieve this, it is necessary to obtain a reaction model which expresses the rate of reaction as a function of relevant variables. This requires, ideally, knowledge of the individual reaction steps, the rate at which they occur, and the mass transport rates for the species in the reaction. But often, detailed quantitative kinetic data are not available and not easy to determine Semiempirical relations may have to be used.

Keywords

Rate Process Reaction Model Mass Transfer Coefficient Electrode Potential Hydrogen Evolution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Goodridge
    • 1
  • K. Scott
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Newcastle upon TyneNewcastle upon TyneEngland

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