After completing Chapter 8 of the text and associated DVD material the reader will be able to:
  • Define different types of selectively and yield.
  • Choose the appropriate reactor and reaction system that would maximize the selectivity of the desired product given the rate laws for all the reactions occurring in the system.
  • Describe the algorithm used to design reactors with multiple reactions.
  • Apply the CRE algorithm to size reactors in order to maximize the selectivity and to determine the species concentrations in a batch reactor, a semibatch reactor, a CSTR, a PFR, and a PBR, in systems with multiple reactions.

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