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Unformatted text preview: CHE 309: Chemical Reaction Engineering CHE 309: Chemical Reaction Engineering Lecture-2 Lecture-2 Module 1: Mole Balances, Conversion & Reactor Sizing (Chapters 1 and 2, Fogler) Module 1: Mole Balances, Conversion & Reactor Sizing Topics to be covered in Module 1 (Lectures 2-6): General definitions for homogeneous/heterogeneous reactions Reaction rate. Common Industrial and Laboratory Reactor types and their key characteristics Development of general mole balance and its application to common industrial reactors (batch and continuous) Development of reactor design equations in terms of conversions Application of design equations in reactor sizing Topics to be covered in todays lecture Topics to be covered in todays lecture Homogeneous and Heterogeneous reactions Reaction Rates and Definitions [ Fogler Section 1.1 ] General Mole Balance Equation (GMBE) [ Fogler Section 1.2 ] Common Reactor Types and Their Characteristics GMBE for a Batch Reactor [Fogler Section 1.3] Homogeneous Reactions : reactions that occur in a single phase (gas or liquid) NOx formation NO ( g ) + O 2 ( g ) NO 2 ( g ) Ethylene Production C 2 H 6 ( g ) C 2 H 4 ( g ) + H 2 ( g ) Homogeneous & Heterogeneous Reactions Heterogeneous Reactions: reactions that require the presence of two distinct phases Coal combustion C ( s ) + O 2 ( g ) CO 2 ( g ) SO 3 (for sulphuric acid production) SO 2 ( g ) + 1/2 O 2 ( g ) SO 3 ( g ) Vanadium catalyst (s)...
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lecture-2 - CHE 309: Chemical Reaction Engineering CHE 309:...

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