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The Method of Possible States and Its Application to the Chemical Thermodynamic Analysis of Nonequilibrium Processes in a Multicomponent Mixture of Reacting Gases under Isobaric Adiabatic Conditions

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Subject to the laws of classical chemical thermodynamics on the basis of a method for representing a domain of possible states, a nonequilibrium process is considered in a closed system—a spatially homogeneous mixture of chemically reacting gases under isobaric adiabatic conditions. Using a vector representation of the rates of a set of basic reactions and analyzing entropy generation in the system, the path of the nonequilibrium process in the domain is determined without taking into account the factor of time, and relationships between the rates of the basic reactions as functions of the thermodynamic parameters of the system are established. The general form of an expression for the rates of the basic reactions is presented.

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Translated from Teoreticheskie Osnovy Khimicheskoi Tekhnologii, Vol. 39, No. 3, 2005, pp. 269–277.

Original Russian Text Copyright © 2005 by Smirnov.

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Smirnov, A.I. The Method of Possible States and Its Application to the Chemical Thermodynamic Analysis of Nonequilibrium Processes in a Multicomponent Mixture of Reacting Gases under Isobaric Adiabatic Conditions. Theor Found Chem Eng 39, 250–258 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11236-005-0072-x

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