RxnMechEPLect4ME525SP2011

RxnMechEPLect4ME525SP2011 - ME 525 SP 2011 Example Problem...

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ME 525 SP 2011 Example Problem Lect 4: Reaction Mechanisms and the Steady State Approximation Consider the following reaction mechanism: O 3 M k 1    O 2 O Mk 1 10 5 exp 10,000 / T  m 3 / gmol sec O O 3 k 2 O 2 O 2 k 2 10 6 exp 2000 / T m 3 / gmol sec O N 2 k 3   N NO k 3 2 10 8 exp 40,000 / T m 3 / gmol sec N O 2 k 4 O NO k 4 4 10 7 exp 400 / T m 3 / gmol sec Assuming that the O and N atom concentrations are in steady state in the above mechanism, derive expressions for [O], [N], and d[NO]/dt in terms of the given rate coefficients k 1 , k 2 , k 3 , k 4 , and the concentrations of the major species [O
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course ME 525 taught by Professor Lucth during the Fall '11 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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