Syllabus For The Subject Chemical Reaction Engineering

CHEMICAL REACTION ENGINEERING

Preface

Nomenclature

Chapter-1

The basic of reaction kinetics for chemical reaction engineering

The scope of chemical reaction engineering

The extent of reaction

The rate of reaction

General properties of the rate function for a single reaction

Examples of reaction rates

 

Chapter-2

Rate constants of elementary reactions

Elementary reactions

Arrhenius temperature dependence of the rate constant

Transition-state theory

 

Chapter-3

Reactors for measuring reaction rates

Ideal reactors

Batch and semibatch reactors

Stirred-flow reactors

Ideal tubular reactors

Measurement of reaction rates

Batch reactors

Flow reactors

 

Chapter-4

The steady-state approximation: catalysis

Single reactions

The steady-state approximation

Relaxation methods

 

Chapter-5 Heterogeneous catalysis

Introduction

Kinetics of elementary steps: adsorption, desorption, and surface reaction

Kinetics of overall reactions

Evaluation of kinetic parameters

 

Chapter-6

Effects of transport limitations on rates of solid-catalyzed reactions

Introduction

External transport effects

Internal transport effects

Combined internal and external transport effects

Analysis of rate data

 

Chapter-7

Microkinetic   analysis of catalytic reactions

Introduction

Asymmetric hydrogenation of prochial reactions

Introduction

Asymmetric hydrogenation of prochial   olefins

Ammonia synthesis on transition metal catalysts

Ethylene hydrogenation on transition metals

Concluding remarks

Chapter-8

Nonideal flow in reactors

Introduction

Residence time distribution

Application of RTD functions to the prediction of reactors conversion

Dispersion models for nonideal reactors

Prediction of xonversion with an axially-dispersed PFR

Radial dispersion

Dispersion models for nonideal flow in reactors

 

Chapter-9 Nonisothermal reactors

The nature of the problem

Energy balances

Noisothermal  batch reactor

Nonisothermal plug flow reactor

Temperature effects in a CSTR

Stability and sensitivity of reactors accomplishing exothermic reactions

Chapter -10

Reactors accomplishing heterogeneous reactions

Homogeneous versus heterogeneous reactions in tubular  reactors

One-dimensional models for fixed-bed reactors

Two-dimensional models for fixed-bed reactors

Reactor configurations

Fluidized beds with recalculating solids

 

Appendix A

Review of chemical equilibria

Basic criteria for  chemical equilibrium of reacting systems

Determination of equilibrium compositions

 

Appendix B

Regression analysis

Method of least square

Linear correlation coefficient

Correlation probability with a zero Y-intercept

Nonlinear regression

 

Appendix –C

Transport in porous media

Derivation of flux relationships in one-dimension

Flux relationships in porous media

Index

 

 

 

 

 

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