Example with two reactions, one desired and one undesired, occurring in a reactor. Calculates reactant conversion, yield, selectivity, and percent excess. Made by faculty at the University of Colorado Boulder, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering. Reviewed by faculty from other academic institutions.
LearnChemE features faculty prepared engineering education resources for students and instructors produced by the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder and funded by the National Science Foundation, Shell, and the Engineering Excellence Fund. In this course, LearnChemE covers engineering calculations, process variables, single unit material balances, multiple-unit material balances, equations of state, phase equilibrium, energy balances, and balances involving reactions.