Catalytic Reaction in a Flat Particle
Original source of the model: V. Hlavacek, M. Marek, M. Kubícek: Modelling of chemical reactors X. Multiple solutions of enthalpy and mass balances for a catalytic reaction within a porous catalyst particle.
Chem. Eng. Sci. 23 (1968) 1083-1097.
The curves in Figures 1 and 2 are a manifestation of a cusp catastrophe; the two fold curves in Figure 2 merge in the cusp point.
Branching diagrams y1(0) versus
for six values of the second parameter :
(left profile), ,
14, 12, and
-parameter chart with two turning point curves.
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