5. Mass Balances with Recycle Streams

  1. Bruce A. Finlayson

Published Online: 25 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118309599.ch5

Introduction to Chemical Engineering Computing, Second Edition

Introduction to Chemical Engineering Computing, Second Edition

How to Cite

Finlayson, B. A. (2012) Mass Balances with Recycle Streams, in Introduction to Chemical Engineering Computing, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118309599.ch5

Author Information

  1. Rehnberg Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470932957

Online ISBN: 9781118309599

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Keywords:

  • mass balances with recycle streams, mass flow in testing economic viability;
  • Excel and Aspen Plus, for solving mass balances with recycle streams;
  • mathematical formulation of mass balances using Excel, combining simple units;
  • mass balance with recycle, using sequential method;
  • mass balance solving using Excel, Aspen Plus, chemical reaction equilibria

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mathematical Formulation

  • Example Without Recycle

  • Example with Recycle; Comparison of Sequential and Simultaneous Solution Methods

  • Example of Process Simulation Using Excel for Simple Mass Balances

  • Example of Process Simulation Using Aspen Plus for Simple Mass Balances

  • Example of Process Simulation with Excel Including Chemical Reaction Equilibria

  • Chapter Summary

  • Class Exercises

  • Class Discussion (After Viewing Problem 5.10 on the Book Website)

  • Problems