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.
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.
LECTURES: 3 h/w
RECITATION: 1 h/w
Total Module Workload (ECTS Standards):
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