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Analysis, Synthesis, and Design of Chemical Processes, Fifth Edition by Debangsu Bhattacharyya, Richard Turton, Joseph A. Shaeiwitz, Wallace B. Whiting, Richard C. Bailie

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Chapter 5: Tracing Chemicals through the Process Flow Diagram

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • In a continuous chemical process, there are reactants, products, and inerts.

  • These components enter, leave, are formed, or are consumed in the process.

  • Each component can be followed through the process.

In Chapter 2, the unit operations from a process flow diagram (PFD) were classified into one of the six blocks of a generic block flow process diagram. In this chapter, you gain a deeper understanding of a chemical process by learning how to trace the paths taken by chemical species through a chemical process.

5.1 Guidelines and Tactics for Tracing Chemicals

In this chapter, guidelines and some useful tactics are provided to help you trace chemicals through ...

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