# Question Solved1 AnswerCSTR REACTOR 1. An irreversible elementary reaction is given below. A+ Bk, C+D The reaction rate constant is measured as k= 0.00225 L/mol.s at 20 °C. The initial concentration of the reactants are equal and CA = CB0 = 0,1 M. The volumetric flow rates of A and B are also equal and each is 30 mL/min. The products are taken from the reactor with a 60 mL/min volumetric flow rate. Calculate the required reactor volume for A to have an exit concentration of 0.02 M. Hint: You can calculate the reactor volume by using the expression which is derived from the mole balance of component A. Assume that the system is at steady-state.

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Transcribed Image Text: 1. An irreversible elementary reaction is given below. A+ Bk, C+D The reaction rate constant is measured as k= 0.00225 L/mol.s at 20 °C. The initial concentration of the reactants are equal and CA = CB0 = 0,1 M. The volumetric flow rates of A and B are also equal and each is 30 mL/min. The products are taken from the reactor with a 60 mL/min volumetric flow rate. Calculate the required reactor volume for A to have an exit concentration of 0.02 M. Hint: You can calculate the reactor volume by using the expression which is derived from the mole balance of component A. Assume that the system is at steady-state.
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Transcribed Image Text: 1. An irreversible elementary reaction is given below. A+ Bk, C+D The reaction rate constant is measured as k= 0.00225 L/mol.s at 20 °C. The initial concentration of the reactants are equal and CA = CB0 = 0,1 M. The volumetric flow rates of A and B are also equal and each is 30 mL/min. The products are taken from the reactor with a 60 mL/min volumetric flow rate. Calculate the required reactor volume for A to have an exit concentration of 0.02 M. Hint: You can calculate the reactor volume by using the expression which is derived from the mole balance of component A. Assume that the system is at steady-state.
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Given Reaction,&#160; A+B-- > C+D&#160; &#160; rate constant =k &#160; &#160;k=0.00225L//mol.s Initial concentration of A=CA0=0.1 mol/L Final concentration of A= CA= 0.02 mol/L Volumetric flow rate = Q= 60 mL/min = 60*0.001 L/60 s= 0.001 L/s Balance in Contnuous stirred tank reactor (CSTR) Accumulation = Input - Output + generation - consumption (dn_(A))/(dt)=Q ... See the full answer