Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering

Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering

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Great structure to ensure principles are clearly understood and can be appliedafter the completion of the book. This is achieved first through a discussion ofcritical thinking and how Socratic questioning is at the heart of criticalthinking, followed by examples of critical thinking questions, and then finallyexercises on critical thinking. Contains more coverage of industrial chemistrywith real reactors and real reactions and extends the wide range of applicationsto which chemical reaction engineering principles can be applied. Through theuse of an interactive CDROM that is shrunk wrapped with the text andcorresponding web page the book and resource material is designed to addressdifferent student learning styles according to the Felder-Solomon LearningStyle Index. (e.g. global/sequential, active/reflective, verbal/visual andsensing/intuitive)show more

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  • Mixed media product | 1120 pages
  • 193.04 x 243.84 x 68.58mm | 1,995.8g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 4th United States ed
  • 0130473944
  • 9780130473943
  • 572,295

About H. Scott Fogler

H. Scott Fogler is the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Vennema Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan. His research interests include flow and reaction in porous media, fused chemical relations, gellation kinetics, and chemical reaction engineering problems in the petroleum industry. He has graduated 37 Ph.D. students and has more than 200 refereed publications in these areas. Fogler is the AIChE 2008 President-elect. He has chaired ASEE's Chemical Engineering Division, served as director of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, earned the Warren K. Lewis Award from AIChE for contributions to chemical engineering education, and received the Chemical Manufacturers Association's National Catalyst Award. He is the co-author of the bestselling textbook Strategies for Creative Problem Solving, Second Edition (Prentice Hall, 2008).show more

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The Definitive, Fully Updated Guide to Solving Real-World Chemical Reaction Engineering Problems The fourth edition of Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering is a completely revised version of the worldwide best-selling book. It combines authoritative coverage of the principles of chemical reaction engineering with an unsurpassed focus on critical thinking and creative problem solving, employing open-ended questions and stressing the Socratic method. Clear and superbly organized, it integrates text, visuals, and computer simulations to help readers solve even the most challenging problems through reasoning, rather than by memorizing equations. Thorough coverage of the fundamentals of chemical reaction engineering forms the backbone of this trusted text. To enhance the transfer of core skills to real-life settings, three styles of problems are included for each subject Straightforward problems that reinforce the material Problems that allow students to explore the issues and look for optimum solutions Open-ended problems that encourage students to practice creative problem-solving skills H. Scott Fogler has updated his classic text to provide even more coverage of bioreactions, industrial chemistry with real reactors and reactions, and an even broader range of applications, along with the newest digital techniques, such as FEMLAB. The fourth edition of Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering contains wide-ranging examples--from smog to blood clotting, ethylene oxide production to tissue engineering, antifreeze to cobra bites, and computer chip manufacturing to chemical plant safety. About the CD-ROM The CD-ROM offers numerous enrichment opportunities for both students and instructors, including the following Learning Resources: Summary Notes: Chapter-specific interactive material to address the different learning styles in the Felder/Solomon learning-style index Learning Resources: Web modules, reactor lab modules, interactive computer modules, solved problems, and problem-solving heuristics Living Example Problems: More than fifty-five interactive simulations in POLYMATH software, which allow students to explore the examples and ask "what-if" questions Professional Reference Shelf: Advanced content, ranging from collision and transition state theory to aerosol reactors, DFT, runaway reactions, and pharmacokinetics Additional Study Materials: Extra homework problems, course syllabi, and Web links to related material Latest Software to Solve "Digital Age" Problems: FEMLAB to solve PDEs for the axial and radial concentration and temperature profiles, and Polymath to do regression, solve nonlinear equations, and solve single and coupled ODEs Throughout the book, icons help readers link concepts and procedures to the material on the CD-ROM for fully integrated learning and reference.show more

Table of contents

1. Mole Balances. The Rate of Reaction The General Mole Balance Equation Batch Reactors Continuous-Flow Reactors Industrial Reactors Summary CD-ROM Material Questions and Problems Supplementary Reading 2. Conversion and Reactor Sizing. Definition of Conversion Batch Reactor Design Equations Design Equations for Flow Reactors Applications of the Design Equations for Continuous-Flow Reactors Reactors in Series Some Further Definitions Summary CD-ROM Materials Questions and Problems Supplementary Reading 3. Rate Laws and Stoichiometry. Part 1. Rate Laws Basic Definitions The Reaction Order and the Rate Law The Reaction Rate Constant Present Status of Our Approach to Reactor Sizing and Design Part 2. Stoichiometry Batch Systems Flow Systems Summary CD-ROM Material Questions and Problems Supplementary Reading 4. Isothermal Reactor Design. Part 1. Mole Balances in Terms of Conversion Design Structure for Isothermal Reactors Scale-Up of Liquid-Phase Batch Reactor Data to the Design of a CSTR Design of Continuous Stirred Tank Reactors (CSTRs) Tubular Reactors Pressure Drop in Reactors Synthesizing the Design of a Chemical Plant Part 2. Mole Balances Written in Terms of Concentration and Molar Flow Rate Mole Balances on CSTRs, PFRs, PBRs, and Batch Reactors Microreactors Membrane Reactors Unsteady-State Operation of Stirred Reactors The Practical Side Summary ODE Solver Algorithm CD-ROM Material Questions and Problems Some Thoughts on Critiquing What You read Journal Critique Problems Supplementary Reading 5. Collection and Analysis of Rate Data. The Algorithm for Data Analysis Batch Reactor Data Method of Initial Rates Method of Half-Lives Differential Reactors Experimental Planning Evaluation of Laboratory Reactors Summary CD-ROM Material Questions and Problems Journal Critique Problems Supplementary Reading 6. Multiple Reactions. Definitions Parallel Reactions Maximizing the Desired Product in Series Reactions Algorithm for Solution of Complex Reactions Multiple Reactions in a PFR/PBR Multiple Reactions in a CSTR Membrane Reactors to Improve Selectivity in Multiple Reactions Complex Reactions of Ammonia Oxidation Sorting It All Out The Fun Part Summary CD-ROM Material Questions and Problems Journal Critique Problems Supplementary Reading 7. Reaction Mechanisms, Pathways, Bioreactions, and Bioreactors. Active Intermediates and Nonelementary Rate Laws Enzymatic Reaction Fundamentals Inhibition of Enzyme Reactions Bioreactors Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic (PBPK) Models Summary CD-ROM Material Questions and Problems Journal Critique Problems Supplementary Reading 8. Steady-State Nonisothermal Reactor Design. Rationale The Energy Balance Adiabatic Operation Steady-State Tubular Reactor with Heat Exchange Equilibrium Conversion CSTR with Heat Effects Multiple Steady States Nonisothermal Multiple Chemical Reactions Radial and Axial Variations in a Tubular Reactor The Practical Side Summary CD-ROM Material Questions and Problems Journal Critique Problems Supplementary Reading 9. Unsteady-State Nonisothermal Reactor Design. The Unsteady-State Energy Balance Energy Balance on Batch Reactors Semibatch Reactors with a Heat Exchanger Unsteady Operation of a CSTR Nonisothermal Multiple Reactions Unsteady Operation of Plug-Flow Reactors Summary CD-ROM Material Questions and Problems Supplementary Reading 10. Catalysis and Catalytic Reactors. Catalysts Steps in a Catalytic Reaction Synthesizing a Rate Law, Mechanism, and Rate-Limiting Step Heterogeneous Data Analysis for Reactor Design Reaction Engineering in Microelectronic Fabrication Model Discrimination Catalyst Deactivation Summary ODE Solver Algorithm CD-ROM Material Questions and Problems Journal Critique Problems Supplementary Reading 11. External Diffusion Effects on Heterogeneous Reactions. Diffusion Fundamentals Binary Diffusion External Resistance to Mass Transfer What If ... ? (Parameter Sensitivity) The Shrinking Core Model Summary CD-ROM Material Questions and Problems Supplementary Reading 12. Diffusion and Reaction. Diffusion and Reaction in Spherical Catalyst Pellets Internal Effectiveness Factor Falsified Kinetics Overall Effectiveness Factor Estimation of Diffusion- and Reaction-Limited Regimes Mass Transfer and Reaction in a Packed Bed Determination of Limiting Situations from Reaction Data Multiphase Reactors Fluidized Bed Reactors Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) Summary CD-ROM Material Questions and Problems Journal Article Problems Journal Critique Problems Supplementary Reading 13. Distributions of Residence Times for Chemical Reactors. General Characteristics Part 1. Characteristics and Diagnostics Measurement of the RTD Characteristics of the RTD RTD in Ideal Reactors Diagnostics and Troubleshooting Part 2. Predicting Conversion and Exit Concentration Reactor Modeling Using the RTD Zero-Parameter Models Using Software Packages RTD and Multiple Reactions Summary CD-ROM Material Questions and Problems Supplementary Reading 14. Models for Nonideal Reactors. Some Guidelines Tanks-in-Series (T-I-S) Model Dispersion Model Flow, Reaction, and Dispersion Tanks-in-Series Model Versus Dispersion Model Numerical Solutions to Flows with Dispersion and Reaction Two-Parameter Models-Modeling Real Reactors with Combinations of Ideal Reactors Use of Software Packages to Determine the Model Parameters Other Models of Nonideal Reactors Using CSTRs and PFRs Applications to Pharmacokinetic Modeling Summary CD-ROM Material Questions and Problems Supplementary Reading Appendix A: Numerical Techniques. Appendix B: Ideal Gas Constant and Conversion Factors. Appendix C: Thermodynamic Relationships Involving the Equilibrium Constant. Appendix D: Measurement of Slopes on Semilog Paper. Appendix E: Software Packages. Appendix F: Nomenclature. Appendix G: Rate Law Data. Appendix H: Open-Ended Problems. Appendix I: How to Use the CD-ROM. Appendix J: Use of Computational Chemistry Software Packages. Index. About the CD-ROM.show more

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