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Offline Woopy

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Reactor with recycle and reaction
« on: November 03, 2013, 11:11:51 PM »

I was wondering, if you have a reactor with a recycle and purge stream, is it the case that a nonreactive species will have the same amount going into the feed as coming out of the purge, but a reactive species will not have the same coming out of the purge than being fed?

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Re: Reactor with recycle and reaction
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2013, 06:51:46 AM »
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For the non reactive species you are assuming it ends up none in  your product stream. Also, you are assuming no accumulation. i.e. Steady State

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