Problem 8.111

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Problem 8.111

Postby JukaKim_1D » Thu Feb 04, 2016 9:53 pm

Why does the reactor need to be cooled to maintain a constant temperature when the reaction is exothermic? Shouldn't the reactor be heated because heat is leaving the system?

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Re: Problem 8.111

Postby Chem_Mod » Fri Feb 05, 2016 12:02 pm

The heat produced by the highly exothermic reaction is transferring to the reactor, so the reactor must be cooled if we want to maintain its temperature.

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