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lec2 - L2-1 Announcements Slide with announcements will be...

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Copyright © 2011, Prof. M. L. Kraft. All rights reserved L2-1 Announcements Slide with announcements will be posted closer to class or immediately afterwards For today: Review basic molar balance equations (BME) Apply to ideal batch, CSTR, PFR & PBR reactors Operational considerations
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Copyright © 2011, Prof. M. L. Kraft. All rights reserved L2-2 Review: Why are we here? Chemical reaction engineering is at the heart of virtually every chemical process. It separates the chemical engineer from other engineers. Industries that Draw Heavily on Chemical Reaction Engineering (CRE) are: CPI (Chemical Process Industries) Dow, DuPont, Amoco, Chevron We will use our knowledge of reaction kinetics and material & energy balances to select reactor type, size, and configuration to maximize the space-time yield of the desired product
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