Chemical Reactor Design (CH707)


M.Tech (CH)


Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (3-1-0)


Review of non-ideal reactor analysis. Non Isothermal reactor Design. Design of gas-liquid and liquid-liquid reactors. Design of plug flow type reactors-reactors for carrying out isothermal, adiabatic and non-isothermal operations involving homogeneous, heterogeneous, catalytic. Analysis of Non-catalytic fluid solid reaction: Kinetics of non-catalytic fluid-particle reactions, various models, application to design. Introduction to multiphase reactors design concept for slurry reactors, trickle bed reactors, fluidized bed reactors. Physical adsorption and chemical adsorption: Fluid-fluid reactions different regimes, identification reaction regime, application to design.


1. Foggler,H.S., Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering, Prentice Hall of India, 2008. 2. Levenspiel O., Chemical Reaction Engineering, Wiley, 1998. 3. Fromment G.F. and Bischoff K.B., Chemical Reactor Analysis and Design, John Wiley, 2010

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