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    PFR (Pug Flow Reactor) and CSTR (Continuous Stirred Tank Reactor) in Parallel

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    An elementary liquid phase reaction (irreversible first order) A ---> R, takes place in a PFR and the conversion is 96%. If a mixed flow reactor of 10 times as large as the PFR is hooked up in parallel with the existing unit, by what fraction could the production be increased for the same 96% conversion?

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    Solution Summary

    In this problem both PFR and CSTR are connected in parallel and the fraction increase in product has been determined. The solution is detailed and well presented.