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A variational approach to a porous catalyst

ABSTRACT
The convection-diffusion process in porous electrodes depends greatly upon the porous structure. A fractal model for porous catalyst in a thin-zone bed reactor is established using He's fractal derivative, and a variational principle is also established in a fractal space, and an approximate solution is obtained. Additionally an ancient Chinese algorithm is adopted to solve an algebraic equation.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2020-04-04
PAPER REVISED: 2020-06-13
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2020-06-13
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2021-01-31
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI200404044S
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