Module Notes
Faculty Member (Members):
Undergraduate, 6th Semester (3rd Year, Spring)
Module Category: Compulsory Modules
Module Type: Core Chemical Engineering
Teaching Language: Greek
Course Code: CHM_741
Credits: 4
ECTS Credits: 6
Teaching Type: Lectures (3h/W) Τutorial (1h/W)
Module Availability on Erasmus Students: No
Module Details

Compute adiabatic temperatures and chemical equilibrium compositions.

Understand the principles of chemical kinetics.

Describe in detail the operation and design of the main types of ideal chemical reactors.

Describe the main types of non-ideal chemical reactors.

General and Inorganic ChemistryIntroduction to Chemical Engineering (CHM_110), Analytical Chemistry Introduction to Chemical Engineering (CHM_140), Chemical Thermodynamics I & II (CHM_220, CHM_320)

Adiabatic temperature, chemical equilibrium, fugacity, activity, chemical potential, principles of chemical kinetics, design equations of ideal chemical reactors, batch, CSTR, PFR. Non-ideal reactor models.

Teaching Organization


Total Module Workload (ECTS Standards):

148 Hours

In class and take-home exercises (20%)

Progress exam (40%)

Final exam (40%)


1. C.G. Vayenas, “Analysis and Design of Chemical Reactors”,  Patras University Press (1986), in Greek

2. H. Scott Fogler, “Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering”, Prentice-Hall International, Inc. (1986).

3. X.E. Verykios, “Chemical Reaction Kinetics and Design of Chemical Reactors”, University of Patras Press, Patras (1992), in Greek