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Fundamentals of Reaction Engineering

Fundamentals of Reaction Engineering
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ISBN: 978-87-7681-510-3
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Pages : 112
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Description

The fundamentals of reaction engineering book covers the basic elements of chemical reactor design. Material and energy balances have been derived assuming simple flow patterns: perfect mixing and plug flow. Non-ideal flow is briefly discussed. Exothermic-reversible reactions have been discussed in the context of staged reactor systems. Heat and mass transfer to/from catalyst pellets has been introduced, emphasizing the formulation of global reaction rate expressions. Several different ways of modelling fixed bed catalytic reactors has been described. A companion volume presents worked examples.

Content

  1. CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO CHEMICAL REACTOR DESIGN
    1. Introduction
    2. General mass balance for isothermal chemical reactors
    3. Mass balances for isothermal batch reactors
    4. Continuous operation: Tubular reactors & the plug fl ow assumption
    5. Continuous operation: Continuous stirred tank reactors & the perfect mixing assumption
    6. CSTR reactors in cascade
    7. The start-up/shutdown problem for a CSTR normally operating at steady state
  2. CHAPTER 2: REACTOR DESIGN FOR MULTIPLE REACTIONS
    1. Consecutive and parallel reactions
    2. Simple Consecutive reactions: Applications to reactor types
    3. Parallel reactions
    4. Effect of temperature on relative rates of parallel reactions
    5. How relative rates of reaction can affect the choice of chemical reactors
    6. Extents of reaction: definitions and simple applications
  3. CHAPTER 3: NON-ISOTHERMAL REACTORS
    1. Energy balance equations: Introduction
    2. Energy balance equations for CSTR reactors
    3. Multiplicity of steady states in non-isothermal CSTR’s
    4. Non-isothermal CSTR’s: The adiabatic operating line
    5. Mass & energy balances in tubular reactors
  4. CHAPTER 4: REVERSIBLE REACTIONS IN NON-ISOTHERMAL REACTORS
    1. Reversible reactions
    2. Reactor design for reversible endothermic reactions
    3. Reactor design for reversible exothermic reactions
    4. Reversible reactions: Conversions in a non-isothermal CSTR
    5. Reversible-exothermic reaction (?Hr < 0): “inter-stage cooling” and “cold-shot cooling”
  5. CHAPTER 5: EFFECT OF FLOW PATTERNS ON CONVERSION
    1. Introduction
    2. Discussing the plug fl ow assumption
    3. Defining residence time distributions
    4. Calculation of conversions from the residence time distribution
  6. CHAPTER 6: THE DESIGN OF FIXED BED CATALYTIC REACTORS-I
    1. Introduction
    2. Mass transport between the bulk fluid phase and external catalyst surfaces in isothermal reactors
    3. Defining effectiveness factors – for isothermal pellets
    4. Isothermal effectiveness factors
    5. Effectiveness factors for reaction rate orders other than unity
    6. Criteria for determining the signifi cance of intra-particle diffusion Resistances
    7. Simultaneous mass & energy transport from the bulk fluid phase to external catalyst surfaces
    8. Effectiveness factors for non-isothermal catalyst pellets
  7. CHAPTER 7: THE DESIGN OF FIXED BED CATALYTIC REACTORS-II
    1. Introduction
    2. “Pseudo-Homogeneous” FBCR models
    3. Elements of Column I in Table 7.1
    4. Two-dimensional FBCR models
  8. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  9. REFERENCES
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