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Computer Laboratory – ASPEN 1 – Stoichiometric Reactors Due: Reactor Design Memo 1: Overall BalancesLaboratory Chemical Reactor Experiment 2 – Armfield Tubular Reactor8.7 Multiple steady-statesGreen Engineering – Choice of Catalysts to minimize generation of unwanted chemicalsEXAM 2: Chapters 5, 6, & 8Go out and design some reactors!Absolute Grading ScaleChemical Reaction Engineering CHE06316-01Syllabus and Schedule for Spring 2008INSTRUCTORS: Robert P. Hesketh Concetta LaMarcaOffice: Rowan Hall 315 DuPont Engineering Technology, Senior Consultant, Reaction EngineeringPhone Number: 256-5313 (302) 774-2265Email: [email protected] COURSE HOMEPAGE: See Engineering Homepage and WebCT login for homework solutionsCOURSE SESSIONS: Monday 9:25 - 10:40AM (Row 340), Wednesday: 8:00 - 10:40AM (ROW 340), Friday 9:25 - 10:40AM (Row 102), Required Textbook and supplies:Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering, 4th Ed., by H. S. Fogler, Prentice Hall PTR, Englewood Cliffs, NJ (2005). Problem Solving in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering with POLYMATH, Excel, and MATLAB, 2nd ed. Michael B. Cutlip and Mordechai Shacham, Prentice Hall PTR, New Jersey, 2008.Engineering Paper for Homework, Large (3 inch) 3-ring binder and Safety Glasses for LaboratoriesDate: Proposed Topics for - Monday (Row 340)- Wednesday (Row 340) - Friday (Row 102)for 4 Credit Hour Class This is a tentative list of topicsJanuary23 WednesdayAn Introduction to Reactor Design: What do you need to know?Overview of Reactors and Reactor Design: Chapter 1, 1.5 Industrial ReactorsReview of the Requirements for Cooperative LearningFogler’s Text and CD-ROMCutlip & Shacham – Refer to page xxix and Chapter 6POLYMATH – Use version 6.10 9 AM: Introduction to Semester Design ProjectsMemo 1: Overall Balances AssignedComputer Laboratory – POLYMATH & Excel25 Friday Review of Stoichiometry:2.1-2.2 Definition of Conversion, c3.5-3.6 Stoichiometric Table for batch and flow systems4.4 Gas expansion in tubular reactors (PFR’s)Chapter 1 Mole Balances: 1.1 - 1.3 Accumulation = in - out + generation. – Batch, Semi-Batch28 Monday 1.3 Mole Balances cont: Accumulation = in - out + generation. – Batch and Semi-Batch continued30 Wednesday 1.4.1 Mole Balances cont: Accumulation = in - out + generation. – CSTRComputer Laboratory – ASPEN 1 – Stoichiometric Reactors Due: Reactor Design Memo 1: Overall BalancesFebruary 1 Friday1.4.2 & 1.4.2 Mole Balances cont: Accumulation = in - out + generation. – PFR and PBR4 Monday Chapter 2 Conversion and Reactor Sizing2.1-2.2 V = f(c, rA) 2.3- 2.5 Graphical representation of V, reactors in series and parallel;Cutlip and Shacham Problem 2.13 k=f(T)2.6 definitions of space time, space velocity, and residence time6 Wednesday Chapter 3 Rate Laws and Stoichiometry (continued)3.1 & 3.2 Rate Laws and order of reactions3.2.1 & 3.2.2 Elementary reactions, Non-elementary reactions (LHHW example)3.2.3 Rate expressions for reversible reactions & equilibrium 3.3 Arrhenius reaction rate "constant"3.6.3 Volume change with reaction for batch and flow systemsComputer Laboratory – ASPEN 2 – Power Law Rate Expressions8 Friday Chapter 4 Isothermal Reactor Design"Plug in rA = f(cA, CA, CB, ...) into mole balance"4.1 Isothermal Reactors, 4.2 Isothermal Batch reactors11 Monday 4.2 Isothermal Batch reactors Continued1.4.2 Mole Balances cont: Accumulation = in - out + generation. –and Packed Bed Reactor (PBR)13 Wednesday Laboratory – Chemical Reactor Experiment 1 – Armfield CSTR Due: Reactor Design Memo 2: Reactor volume using simple reaction rate expression15 Friday 4.3 Isothermal CSTR and 4.3.2 and 4.3.3 CSTR in Series and Parallel, (Tanks in series model for nonideal flows) Cutlip and Shacham Problem 8.6 CSTR in series 18 Monday 4.5 Pressure drop in Reactors: Packed beds: constant gas density & variable gas density See example 4-5 for effect of particle size on pressure drop and conversionCutlip and Shacham Problems 8.1 - 8.320 Wednesday Computer Laboratory – ASPEN 3 –Pressure Drop in Fixed Bed Reactors22 Friday 4.5 (Read) Synthesizing a Chemical Plant4.6 Why use  when you can use CA and FA?25 Monday 4.6.2 Membrane Reactors Cutlip and Shacham Problem 8.4 Catalytic Membrane Reactor Green Engineering: Pollution Prevention Applications for Separative Reactors27 Wednesday 9AM Start in Room 3404.7 Unsteady-state analysis: 4.7.1 Unsteady-state CSTR and 4.7.2 Semibatch reactorsCutlip and Shacham Problem 8.5 SemibatchReview text on 4.7.3 Reactive Distillation and 4.8 Recycle ReactorsDue: Reactor Design Memo 3: Pressure Drop29 Friday Exam #1 – Chapters 1-4March3 MondayDr. LaMarca Lecture Chapter 6 Multiple Reactions 6.1 Selectivity in Parallel 6.2 Selectivity in Series Reactions6.4 Complex Reaction NetworksCutlip and Shacham Problem 8.21Aspects of Green Engineering Related to Selectivity5 Wednesday 6.4 Complex Reaction NetworksCutlip and Shacham Problem 8.21Aspects of Green Engineering Related to SelectivityComputer Laboratory ASPEN 4: Multiple Reactions7 Friday Chapter 5 Collection and Analysis of Rate Data5.1 Batch reactors5.1.2 Integral methodCutlip and Shacham Problems 2.11, 8.7, 8.8, 8.9, Differential method5.5 Least Squares AnalysisCutlip and Shacham Problem 8.145.2 Initial rates method210 Monday 5.4 Differential reactors 5.7 (Read) Laboratory reactorsCutlip and Shacham Problems 8.10, 8.11, 8.12, 8.13, 8.14Chapter 8 Nonisothermal Reactor DesignGreen Engineering: Minimizing energy Consumption Related to Reactors8.1-8.2 Review of energy balances 12 WednesdayLaboratory Chemical Reactor Experiment 2 – Armfield Tubular ReactorDue: Reactor Design Memo 4: Multiple Reactions14 Friday 8.2 Nonisothermal continuous-flow reactors at steady-state Cutlip and Shacham Problem 8.23 CSTR 8.2.3 Overview of Energy Balances for CSTR, PFR, & BatchAdding the heat balance to the CSTR8.3.2 & 8.3.3 Adding the heat balance to the PFR equations.Cutlip and Shacham Problems 8.24 PFR, 8.25 PFR&CSTR17- 21 SPRING BREAK24 Monday 8.6 CSTR with Heat EffectsExamples 8-8 & 8-98.4 Steady-State Tubular Reactor with Heat Exchange26 Wednesday 8.4 Steady-State Tubular Reactor with Heat Exchange (continued)Appendix C: Review of the prediction of the equilibrium constantSee also Example 3-6: Calculating the Equilibrium Conversion8.5 Equilibrium Conversion (ceq with energy balances)8.8 Energy Balances for Multiple Reactions 28 Friday8.7

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