Solving an Algebraic Equations System

  • Liliane Maria Ferrareso Lona

Abstract

In this chapter, we will see a practical way to solve an algebraic equations system obtained from lumped-parameters models in a steady state. There are many different numerical methods to solve linear and nonlinear algebraic equations, but in this chapter just a few alternatives will be used, because the main objective of this book is to obtain a fast, robust, and simple way to simulate chemical engineering problems, not to study in detail the different numerical methods available in the literature. In order to make the problem solution even easier, all simulations will be done using Excel.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Liliane Maria Ferrareso Lona
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  1. 1.School of Chemical EngineeringUniversity of CampinasCampinasBrazil

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