Notes - Chapter 5.pdf - CIV ENG 2B04 Principles of Environmental Engineering Chapter 5 Reactions 1 Reactions To this point material flows have been at

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Chapter 5 Reactions CIV ENG 2B04 - Principles of Environmental Engineering 1
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Reactions To this point, material flows have been at steady state (i.e. time was not a variable) Material concentrations often change with time We use rate equations to predict material quantities 2
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Reaction Kinetics The speed at which reactions proceed The rate of reaction ( r ): the rate of formation or disappearance of a compound - A : the compound of concern in whatever units we like (normally a unit of concentration) - t : time 3
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