Plate Theory and Extensions - Temperature Changes During the Passage of a Solute Through a Theoretical Plate in Gas Chromatography > Page 85

For algebraic convenience  will be substituted for (v) in functions other than in () which to simplify the algebra will be replaced later. It follows that,

                                                

         

   (73)

Now, if x<1 (and  will always be much less than unity for all significant values of (Xg(n))), then loge (1+x)  is given by the series

                          Loge (1+x)  =