Module Notes
Faculty Member (Members):
Undergraduate, 10th Semester (5th Year, Spring)
Module Category: Thematic Unit Electives, Group B
Module Type: Core Chemical Engineering
Teaching Language: Greek
Course Code: CHM_E_Β4
Credits: 3
ECTS Credits: 4
Teaching Type: Lectures (3h/W)
Module Availability on Erasmus Students: No
Course URL: E-Class (CMNG2214)
Module Details

A good understanding of the operation of basic heterogeneous chemical reactors.

Familiarization with the models which have been proposed for the simulation of catalytic reactors and their basic principles.

Knowledge in depth of  the basic pseudo-homogeneous model for fixed bed reactors

Ability to understand basic principles of analysis and design of heterogeneous catalytic reactors.

Ability to design fixed bed reactors with simple pseudo-homogeneous models.

Chemical Reaction Engineering I and II

Algorithms for the numerical solution of differential equations

Mass, energy and momentum balances applied to chemical reactors.

Pseudo-homogeneous models of heterogeneous reactors.

Isothermal and adiabatic reactors

Polytropic reactors.

Teaching Organization


Total Module Workload (ECTS Standards):

120 Hours

Solution of problems all through the semester.

Final examination

  1. X. E. Verykios “Heterogeneous Catalytic Reactions and Reactors”, Costarakis Press, Athens, in Greek.
  2. Fogler Scott H. (Φιλιππόπουλος Κ., Μαρνέλος Γ. επιμέλεια), Μηχανική χημικών αντιδράσεων και σχεδιασμός αντιδραστήρων, 5η έκδοση, Εκδ. Α, Τζιόλα & Υιοί Α.Ε. (2018)
  3. Levenspiel Octave, Μηχανική Χημικών Διεργασιών, Εκδ. Σ. Κωσταράκης (2011)
  4. Smith J. M., Μηχανική χημικών διεργασιών, 3η έκδοση, Εκδ. Α, Τζιόλα & Υιοί Α.Ε. (1997)