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