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Abstract Volume 9 Issue 3 (2004) pp 152-154

On the Steady-State Approximation in the Analysis of Reaction Mechanisms

Larry Eno

Department of Chemistry, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY 13699-5810,
Received February 18, 2004. Accepted April 6, 2004.

Published online: 20 May 2004

Abstract. A number of mathematical aspects of the steady-state approximation are here brought out, extending the traditional presentation of the approximation in the undergraduate chemistry curriculum without significantly raising the level of the presentation.

Key Words: In the Classroom; physical chemistry; quantum

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Issue date: June 1, 2004

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