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Old   June 24, 2010, 20:03
Default how to implement non-Arrhenius reaction rate
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Hi,

I wonder how can I implement non-Arrhenius form reaction rate?

For example, the reaction rate of M+N->P+Q is expressed as k=A*f(T), in which T is temperature, and f is an arbitrary function.

Thanks for your help.
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If it's not an Arrhenius type, then you cannot write it in Chemkin format. Thus, it's not possible to use a Chemkin reader. You should write your own code to calculate the reaction rates. You can still use Chemkin for your thermodynamic model.
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