Increasing Conversion in Adiabatic Reactor for Exothermic, Reversible Reaction


How could you be sure to increase conversion in an adiabatic packed bed reactor for the exothermic, reversible, catalytic, gas-phase reaction A ⇄2 B? Assume the reactor does not currently reach equilibrium conversion. (circle all correct answers)

a) increase initial feed temperature
b) increase ambient temperature
c) increase reactor pressure
d) increase catalyst weight
e) increase volumetric feed rate
f) none of the above


The question belongs to Chemical engineering and it is about increasing conversion in an adiabatic packed bed reactor for exothermic, reversible, catalytic, gas-phase reaction of A ⇄2 B.


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