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Rate of reaction

The rate at which the conversion of reactants takes place. The rate of reaction is a function of concentrations and the reaction rate constant. The heat (q) produced by a reaction is a linear function of the rate of reaction, which makes the rate of reaction a basic parameter in determining the required cooling capacity during all stages of the reaction process.

Reference:

  • HarsNet,  HarsBook, A technical guide for the assessment of highly reactive chemical systems, DECHEMA e.V., Frankfurt, 2002.
 

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