CED350 - Reaction Engineering

Semester

6

Course length

150 minutes / week

Credits

3

CED350 - Reaction Engineering

Instructor

NTUST

About the course

Prerequisite courses

-

Course description and learning objectives

Student completing this course will be able to:
• Apply principle of reaction engineering on isothermal reactor design.
• Apply principle of reaction engineering on steady-state/ unsteady-state non-isothermal reactor design.
• Apply principle of reaction engineering on catalysis and catalytic reactors.

Topics include

1. Introduction: using the POLYMATH, Mole Balances
2. Conversion and reactor sizing
3. Rate laws and stoichiometry
4. Isothermal reactor design
5. Collection and analysis of rate data
6. Multiple reactions
7. Steady-state non-isothermal reactor design
8. Unsteady-state non-isothermal reactor design
9. Catalysis and catalytic reactors

References

1. Fogler, H.C., 2000, Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.
2. Levenspiel, O., 1999, Chemical Reaction Engineering, New York: John Wiley & Sons.
3. Davis, M. E, Davis, R. J., 2003, Fundamentals of Chemical Reaction Engineering, New York: McGraw-Hill.
4. Coker, A.K., 2001, Modelling of Chemical Kinetics and Reactor Design, Gulf Professional Publishing.