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Problem Solving in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering with POLYMATH, by Michael B. Cutlip - University of Connecticut, Mordechai Shacham - Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

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Chapter 5. Problem Solving with MATLAB

Molar Volume and Compressibility from Redlich-Kwong Equation

Concepts Demonstrated

Analytical solution of the cubic Redlich-Kwong equation for compressibility factor and calculation of the molar volume at selected reduced temperatures and reduced pressures.

Numerical Methods Utilized

Solution of a set of explicit equations.

MATLAB Options and Functions Demonstrated

Interactive execution of m-files; definitions of scalars and arrays; clearing variables; arithmetic operations; math and logical functions; command window control functions: clc, format and disp; graphing functions: plot, loglog, title, xlabel and ylabel; control flow functions: while, for, if, else, and end; comments.

Problem Definition

Work Problem 4.1 ...

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