9. Transport Processes in One Dimension

  1. Bruce A. Finlayson

Published Online: 25 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118309599.ch9

Introduction to Chemical Engineering Computing, Second Edition

Introduction to Chemical Engineering Computing, Second Edition

How to Cite

Finlayson, B. A. (2012) Transport Processes in One Dimension, in Introduction to Chemical Engineering Computing, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118309599.ch9

Author Information

  1. Rehnberg Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470932957

Online ISBN: 9781118309599

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Keywords:

  • transport processes in one dimension, diffusion and boundary value problems;
  • Comsol Multiphysics and MATLAB for problems, a better mesh for accuracy;
  • flow of a Newtonian fluid in a pipe;
  • transient heat transfer, solution using Comsol Multiphysics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Applications in Chemical Engineering—Mathematical Formulations

  • Introduction to Comsol Multiphysics

  • Example: Heat Transfer in a Slab

  • Example: Reaction and Diffusion

  • Example: Flow of a Newtonian Fluid in a Pipe

  • Example: Flow of a Non-Newtonian Fluid in a Pipe

  • Example: Transient Heat Transfer

  • Example: Linear Adsorption

  • Example: Chromatography

  • Pressure Swing Adsorption

  • Chapter Summary

  • Problems