Preprint E25/2011
TWO-STAGE OXIDATION REACTION IN A POROUS MEDIUM
LUCAS FURTADO | DAN MARCHESIN | JOHANNES BRUINING
Keywords: Filtration combustion | low temperature oxidation

This report contains four sections. The first section discusses the theory behind the two-phase oxidation problem. Each of the other three sections discusses a specific variation in the parameters of the system. Namely, the second section of this report discusses the effect of varying the heat transfer coefficient, k. The third section involves varying the activation energy of the alcohol, Ef. In the fourth section, the heat transfer coefficient was again modified, albeit with more specific conditions in mind. The system of ODEs was solved numerically using MATLAB, and specifically the numerical ODE solver ode45.