Reactor with Recycle and Purge Stream
Description

This simulates an ammonia synthesis with a recycle stream and a purge stream. It is intended to show how the rate of recycling and rate of purging affect the flow rates and product yield of ammonia. This is applicable to many other reactions aside from ammonia synthesis, and demonstrates an important-to-understand concept of tradeoffs.

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This simulation was made at the University of Colorado Boulder, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.  Author(s): Neil Hendren
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