Heterogeneous studies in pulping of wood: Modelling mass transfer of alkali

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Simão, João P. F.; Egas, Ana P. V.; Carvalho, M. Graça; Baptista, Cristina M. S. G.; Castro, José Almiro A. M.;
(2008)
  • Subject: Eucalyptus globulus | Heterogeneous system | Kraft pulping | Effective diffusion coefficient | Mass transfer model

In this paper a heterogeneous lumped parameter model is proposed to describe the mass transfer of effective alkali during the kraft pulping of wood. This model, based on the spatial mean of the concentration profile of effective alkali along the chip thickness, enables ... View more
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