Diffusion and reaction in a catalyst pellet 5 points

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Unformatted text preview: o verify that you are solving the right problems! Show your work! No credit will be given for final answers only. 1. Diffusion and reaction in a catalyst pellet. (5 points) A catalytic reaction occurs within a porous catalyst pellet whose shape is a thin flat sheet of thickness 2d. The reaction is first order (A à༎ B) and the mass transfer is adequately described by Fick’s first law: J A ( x ) = − DeA dCA dx Where...
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