• J. Ramírez-Muñoz
  • J. Hernández-Aguilar
  • A. Soria
Keywords: transport theorem, population balance equation, bubbling column


The transport theorem is a mathematical tool that allows to derive balance equations in continuum mechanics and population balance equations (PBE) in which the population of particles is distributed according to a set of state variables. The three-dimensional transport theorem (Truesdell and Toupin, 1960) is generalized for a Rn space in this work and had been particularized for R7. The proposed methodology is presented whit detail and a physical interpretation of the steps and important terms is given. Finally, it is obtained the PBE for a bubbling column starting with the principle of conservation of particles


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How to Cite
Ramírez-Muñoz, J., Hernández-Aguilar, J., & Soria, A. (2020). GENERALIZATION OF THE TRANSPORT THEOREM FOR A VECTORIAL SPACE Rn- DERIVATION OF THE POPULATION BALANCE EQUATION FOR A BUBBLE COLUMN. Revista Mexicana De Ingeniería Química, 4(2), 171-180. Retrieved from