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Table 4 West-Brook Dryer mechanism

From: Modelling and simulation of wood chip combustion in a hot air generator system

Reaction Reaction rate (cal, mol, l, s)
\({\text{CH}}_{4} + \frac{3}{2}{\text{O}}_{2} \to {\text{CO}} + 2{\text{H}}_{2} {\text{O}}\) \(5 \times 10^{11} { \exp }\left( {\frac{ - 47800}{RT}} \right)C_{{{\text{CH}}_{4} }}^{0.7} C_{{{\text{O}}_{2} }}^{0.8}\)
\({\text{CO}} + \frac{1}{2}{\text{O}}_{2} \to {\text{CO}}_{2}\) \(2.24 \times 10^{12} { \exp }\left( {\frac{ - 40700}{RT}} \right)C_{\text{CO}} C_{{{\text{H}}_{2} {\text{O}}}}\)
\({\text{CO}}_{2} \to {\text{CO}} + {\text{O}}_{2}\) \(5 \times 8\;{ \exp }\left( {\frac{ - 40700}{RT}} \right)C_{{{\text{CO}}_{2} }}\)