Slides in this set
Ammonia is made by combining nitrogen and
+ Hydrogen obtained from cracking hydrocarbons
or natural gas.
+ Nitrogen obtained from air.
Reaction is reversible and can reach
The forward reaction is exothermic, the
backward is endothermic.…read more
Higher yield (shift to right): A compromise is made
so the reaction
produces the most
High pressure ammonia in the fastest
However low temperature way at the optimum
makes the reaction slow. price.
Lower yield (shift to left):
Low pressure Under these conditions
Faster but lower yield. about 15% is
converted to ammonia.…read more