 # Chemical Reaction Engineering with IPython: Part I

## Transport Processes and Reaction in Porous Pellets

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The textbook introduces mathematical models, numerical methods and IPython notebooks to describe and simulate various reaction and transport processes in a porous pellet.
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Dr. Boris Golman completed his graduate studies in Chemical Engineering at the D.Mendeleyev University of Chemical Technology in Moscow, Russia, and in Chemical Environmental Engineering at the Kitami Institute of Technology, Kitami, Japan. He obtained his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering at

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In this book we discuss catalytic and non-catalytic chemical reactions that take place in a porous pellet. The target audience are advanced undergraduate or graduate students in the chemical engineering or in related areas. The goals of this book are to introduce the mathematical models used in describing the coupled heat and mass transfer with chemical reactions in the pellet, to explain the numerical or analytical methods for solving the model equations and to discuss the numerical results. All chapters are illustrated with IPython notebooks.

1. Introduction
1. General consideration on catalytic reaction in porous pellets
2. Mechanism of mass transfer in porous media
3. Mechanism of heat transfer in porous media
2. First-order Reaction in Isothermal Catalyst Pellet
1. Derivation of mass balance equation
2. Analytical solution of mass balance equation
3. Computer programs and simulation results
3. Second-order Reaction in Isothermal Catalyst Pellet
1. Mass balance equation
2. Numerical solution of model equation using orthogonal collocation method
3. Computer programs and numerical results
4. Chemical Reaction in Non-Isothermal Catalyst Pellet
1. Derivation of heat balance equation
2. Numerical solution of model equations using finite-difference method
3. Computer program description
4. Numerical results
5. Enzyme catalyzed reaction in isothermal pellet
1. Derivation of mass balance equation
2. Numerical implementation
3. Computer program description and numerical results
6. Non-catalytic Chemical Reaction in Agglomerate of Fine Particles
1. Derivation of mathematical model equations
2. Computational procedure using the method of lines
3. Program description
4. Numerical results