Chapter 3: Rate Laws and Stoichiometry
3.1 Rate Laws
3.2 Stoichiometry in batch & flow systems
3.1 Rate Laws: Building Block 2
Rate law: -rA = kA(T)fn(CA, CB,)
Reaction Orders
Arrhenius Equation
Activation Energy
Effect of Temperature
Power Law Model:
rA

Chapter 4: Analysis of Rate Data
Determining the Rate Law from Experimental Data
Integral Method
2) Differential (Graphical, Polynomial, Numerical) Method
1)
1). Integral Method
Consider the following reaction that occurs in a constant
volume Batch Reacto

CENG 3230
Reaction and Reactor Engineering
Instructor:
Yuan Shuai LIU, Marshal
Tel: 2358-8409
keysliu@ust.hk
Office: 4551
Course Learning outcomes
Upon the completion of this subject, students will be able to
(1) understand the basic principles of reactio

Chapter 2: Conversion and Reactor Sizing
1) Definition of Conversion, X
2) Develop the Design Equations in terms of X
3) Size CSTRs and PFRs given rA= f(X)
4) Conversion for Reactors in Series
1
Define conversion, X
Consider the generic reaction:
a A bB

HW 2
1. The isothermal, isobaric gas-phase reaction is carried out in a fluidized CSTR.
C6 H 6 +2 H 2=C 6 H 10
The feed enters at 6 atm and 400 K and is a stoichiometric mixture. The rate constant
is defined wrt benzene and v0 = 50 L/min.
k =53 L2 /(mol2