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    Continious stirred tank reactor (CSTR): Volumetric Flow Calculation

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    Liquid phase reaction reversible:

    A + B = R + S

    k1 = 7l/mol*min
    k2 = 3l/mol*min

    It occurs in a continuous stirred tank reactor of 120liters. 2 streams, one with 2.8 mol of A/liter and the other 1.6 mol of B/liter, feed the reactor with the same volumetric flow. The goal is to have a 75% conversion of the limitant reactant. Calculate the volumetric flow of each components.

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    The Volumetric Flow of a Continious stirred tank reactor (CSTR) is calculated.