Technion, Israel Institute of Technology Department of Chemical Engineering Advanced Chemical Reaction Engineering Instructor: Syllabus: Fall 2013 Moshe Sheintuch (cermsll@tx) I. Reaction networks, Kinetics a. Thermal effects , multiplicity and bifurcations. b. Chemical clocks. II. Diffusion and Reaction a. Diffusion in Porous Media b. The general equations of diffusion and reaction. c. Simple cases--single reaction, non-monotonic kinetics, two parallel or consecutive reactions, a system of linear reactions. d. Poisoning and deactivation. e. Gas-liquid reactions. f. Reactions catalyzed by immobilized cells and enzymes. III. Reactor Design a. Catalytic Reactors b. Gas-Liquid Contactors c. Fast reactions and mixing in a mixed Reactor IV. Fronts and Patterns . References: Handouts. Froment and Bischoff, Chemical Reactor analysis and Design, John Wiley & Sons, 1979 (1st edition) or 1990 (2nd edition) or 2011 (3rd edition with De Wilde). - a popular textbook for advanced reactor design, will be used mainly for sections II(a,e,f) and III(a,b). Doraiswamy and Sharma, Heterogeneous Reactions: Analysis, Examples and Reactor Design, John Wiley &Sons, 1984. -another popular textbook, thorough review of the literature, many examples. H.S. Fogler, Elements of chemical reaction engineering, 2nd, 3rd or 4th edition, Prentice-Hall international, 1992. -Popular undergraduate textbook, will be used mainly for introduction. Rawlings JB and JG Ekerdt, Chemical Reactor analysis and design fundamentals, Nob Hill 2002 (Madison WI). -Basically an undergrad text, good treatment of CSTR multiplicity, oscillations and effectiveness factor.