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Modeling and Simulation Study of the CSTR for Complex Reaction by Using Polymath

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Chemical Engineering, FAMT Ratnagiri-415639, MH, INDIA
  • 2 Department of Chemical Engineering T.K.I.E.T. Warananagar, MH, INDIA

Res.J.chem.sci., Volume 2, Issue (4), Pages 79-85, April,18 (2012)


This paper deals with basic simulation studies on of the common used devices in chemical industry Continuous Stirred Tank Reactor (CSTR). Simulations on mathematical models has several advantages over the experiment on a real model or system. The mathematical model is developed from material balances. Simulation is very important and popular tool now a days, when computation speed of computers increases exponentially every day numerical mathematics is used for steady-state analysis and dynamic analysis. Simulation results are used for choosing of an optimal working point and an external linear model of this nonlinear plant. This paper deals with simulation experiments on one type of nonlinear systems, CSTR reactor. This simulations results in optimal working point, external linear model and they will be later used for choosing of an optimal working point and mainly for control purpose.


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