Imperfect Mixing in a Stirred Tank Reactor Demonstration

Source: AIChE
  • Duration:
    2 minutes
  • Skill Level:
    Basic
  • Type:
    Academy Video
  • Language:
    English

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Mixing in a Stirred Tank Reactor can leave you with a few issues: Dead Zones and Bypassing, and you will need to take residence time of the reactant in the Tank into consideration.
To learn more about the difference between Ideal and Real Time Stirred Tank Reactors, visit AIChE’s Essentials of Chemical Engineering for Operators course, www.aiche.org/ela117.