Periodic Operation of Chemical Reactors

Periodic Operation of Chemical Reactors

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This comprehensive review, prepared by 24 experts, many of whom are pioneers of the subject, brings together in one place over 40 years of research in this unique publication. This book will assist R & D specialists, research chemists, chemical engineers or process managers harnessing periodic operations to improve their process plant performance. Periodic Operation of Reactors covers process fundamentals, research equipment and methods and provides "the state of the art" for the periodic operation of many industrially important catalytic reactions. Emphasis is on experimental results, modeling and simulation. Combined reaction and separation are dealt with, including simulated moving bed chromatographic, pressure and temperature swing and circulating bed reactors. Thus, Periodic Operation of Reactors offers readers a single comprehensive source for the broad and diverse new subject. This exciting new publication is a "must have" for any professional working in chemical process research and development.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 792 pages
  • 194 x 238 x 40mm | 1,800.75g
  • Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, black & white line drawings, black & white tables, figures
  • 0123918545
  • 9780123918543

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Hydrogenation Processes Chapter 3 Catalytic Oxidation and Reduction of Gases Chapter 4 Partial Oxidation and Dehydrogenation of Hydrocarbons Chapter 5 Combustion Systems Chapter 6 Automotive Exhaust Catalysis Chapter 7 Polymerization Processes Chapter 8 Catalytic Fluid-Solid Reactions Chapter 9 Electrochemical Systems Chapter 10 Biochemical Reactions and Processes Chapter 11 Miscellaneous Reactions Chapter 12 Multiple Reactions Chapter 13 Use of Modulation in Mechanism Studies Chapter 14 Theoretical Prediction of Reactor Performance Chapter 15 Pressure Modulation Chapter 16 Temperature Modulation Chapter 17 Flow Modulation in 3 Phase Reactors Chapter 18 Flow Direction Switching Chapter 19 Control of Modulation System Chapter 20 Discontinuous Moving Bed Chromatographic Reactors Chapter 21 Simulated Moving Bed Chromatographic Reactors Chapter 22 Pressure and Temperature Swing Reactors Chapter 23 Research and Development Challenges
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About R. R. Hudgins

Peter L. Silveston is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Waterloo in Canada. Professor Silveston has authored or co-authored three previous books on reactor engineering topics as well as close to 300 research publications. He is a graduate of M.I.T. and the Technical University of Munich (Germany). Robert Hudgins is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Waterloo. His research interests are reactor engineering, specifically periodic operation of catalytic reactors, and he has about 250 research publications. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto and Princeton University.
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