Volumetric Flow Rates in a Plug Flow Reactor

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Contributed by: Rachael L. Baumann and Adam J. Johnston (June 2017)
Additional contributions by: John L. Falconer
(University of Colorado Boulder, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA




For more information on solving plug flow reactor problems, view the screencast videos at [2] and [3].


[1] H. S. Fogler, Essentials of Chemical Reaction Engineering, Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2011.

[2] Mole Balance on a Plug Flow Reactor [Video]. (Jun 7, 2017) www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqHvapTy21I.

[3] Effect of Ignoring Density Change in PFR [Video]. (Jun 7, 2017) www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MsM8 _jq6Yo.

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