When observations are made upon a system undergoing change, the observer is commonly led to suspect that there are direct associations between certain of the variables in the system. Attempts to represent these associations quantitatively assist in the classification of the behavioural pattern of the system, and may lead to an interpretation of this behaviour in terms of a mathematical or physical model. In the case of a chemical kinetic system this model could correspond to a mechanism for the chemical change.
KeywordsConfidence Limit Rate Coefficient Divided Difference High Order Difference Estimate Maximum Error
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- 1.Lark, P. D., B. R. Craven, and R. C. L. Bosworth. The Handling of Chemical Data. Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1968.Google Scholar
- 2.Worthing, A. G., and J. Geffner. The Treatment of Experimental Data. John Wiley, New York, 1943.Google Scholar
- 3.Davis, D. S. Nomography and Empirical Equations. Reinhold, New York, 2nd ed., 1962.Google Scholar
- 4.Acton, F. S. Analysis of Straight-Line Data. John Wiley, New York, 1959.Google Scholar
- 5.Butler, R., and E. Kerr. Introduction to Numerical Methods. Pitman, London, 1962.Google Scholar
- 6.Booth, A. D. Numerical Methods. Butterworths, London, 2nd ed., 1957.Google Scholar
- 7.Guest, P. G. Numerical Methods of Fitting. Cambridge University Press, London, 1961.Google Scholar