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#4: A reaction occurs in a single CSTR as illustrated below. FAo įs l0 mol/s, Vo is 4.47 lit/s, V :0.5 m and k 0.2 lit mols Estimate the fractional conversion in the outlet stream and from this calculate CA. A new and ambitious manager wants to increase the reaction capacity by buying a second identical CSTR and running it in parallel with the first CSTR under identical conditions. If he did this, then by what factor can the production rate be increased? a. b. c. As a brilliant new CHEN graduate you realize that to operate this second reactor in series rather than in parallel would be a better choice. If you do this and increase the inlet flow rate Vo so that the outlet concentration from the two reactors in series is the same as for the single CSTR, then by what factor can the production rate be increased? d. Another option is to have the two CSTRs in series, not to change the inlet flow rate but to obtain a higher fractional conversion. For these unchanged inlet conditions what will be the fractional conversion and outlet concentration from the second reactor? What is the equivalent volume of PFR have to be to give the same CN as the single CSTR? e.

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