A mixture of acetic anhydride is reacted with excess water in an adiabatic batch reactor to form an exothermic reaction. The concentration of acetic anhydride and the temperature inside the adiabatic batch reactor are calculated with an initial temperature of 20°C, an initial temperature of 30°C, and with a cooling jacket maintaining the temperature at a constant of 20°C. The graphs of the three different scenarios show that the highest temperatures will cause the reaction to occur faster.
"Analysis of Adiabatic Batch Reactor,"
Undergraduate Journal of Mathematical Modeling: One + Two:
2, Article 4.
Available at: https://scholarcommons.usf.edu/ujmm/vol6/iss2/4
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Arcadii Grinshpan, Mathematics and Statistics
Scott Campbell, Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Laura Anderson, Chemistry
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