Conference article

Modeling Chemical Reactions in Modelica By Use of Chemo-bonds

François E. Cellier
ETH Zürich, Switzerland

Jürgen Greifeneder
ABB AG, Corporate Research Center, Germany

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Published in: Proceedings of the 7th International Modelica Conference; Como; Italy; 20-22 September 2009

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 43:15, s. 142-150

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Published: 2009-12-29

ISBN: 978-91-7393-513-5

ISSN: 1650-3686 (print), 1650-3740 (online)

Abstract

This paper describes a new methodology for modeling and simulating chemical reaction systems using vectors of chemo-bonds; called multi-chemo-bonds. Chemical reactions are usually described through mass flows alone. Yet in reality; they are convective flows; as the reactants carry their volume and heat with them in the reactions. Each combined mass/volume/heat flow can be described by a chemo-bond. The combination of all such flows can be described by a vector of chemo-bonds; i.e.; a multichemo-bond.

Keywords

Object-oriented modeling of chemical reactions; chemo-bonds; thermo-bonds; multichemo-bonds; convective flows

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