Topic outline

  • General


    Lecturer : Dr. Wan Norharyati Wan Salleh
    Semester : Semester 2 2012/13


    This course introduces students to chemical reactor design and theories in the area of chemical reaction engineering with emphasis on homogeneous and heterogeneous reactions. It will examine some problems related to multiple reactions and non-isothermal operations.

    This work, SKF3223 Chemical Reaction Engineering by WAN NORHARYATI BINTI WAN SALLEH AND RAFIZIANA MD. KASMANI is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License
    • Topic 1

      Chapter 1: Mole Balances

      1. Basic definitions
      2. General mole balance equation
      3. Batch, continuous and industrial reactors
    • Topic 2

      Chapter 2: Conversion and Reactor Sizing

      1. Reactor design equations in terms of conversions
      2. Graphical methods to reactor sizing
      3. Reactors in series
    • Topic 3

      Chapter 3: Rate Laws and Stoichiometry

      1. Stoichiometric table
      2. Expressing concentrations in terms other than conversions
    • Topic 4

      Chapter 4: Isothermal Reaction Design

      1. Design structure for isothermal reactors
      2. Scale-up of liquid -phase batch reactor data to the design of a CSTR
      3. Tubular reactors
      4. Pressure drop in reactor
    • Topic 5

      Chapter 5: Collection and Analysis of Rate Data

      1. Batch reactor data (Differential & Integral Method)
      2. Method of initial rates
      3. Method of half-lives
    • Topic 6

      Chapter 6: Multiple Reaction

      1. Maximizing the desired product in parallel reactions
      2. Maximizing the desired product in series reactions
      3. Algorithm for solution to complex reactions
    • Topic 7

      Chapter 7: Steady-state Non Isothermal Reactors

      1. The energy balance
      2. Non isothermal continuous-flow reactors
      3. Equilibrium conversion