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Main Title Chemical reaction engineering /
Author Levenspiel, Octave,
Publisher Wiley,
Year Published 1999
OCLC Number 38144328
ISBN 047125424X; 9780471254249
Subjects Chemical reactors. ; Chemical engineering. ; Procestechnologie. ; Chemische technologie. ; Génie chimique. ; Réactions chimiques--Problèmes et exercices.
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EMBM  TP157.L4 1999 NRMRL/GWERD Library/Ada,OK 09/08/2000
Edition 3rd ed.
Collation xvi, 668 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Notes
Ch. 1. Overview of Chemical Reaction Engineering -- pt. I. Homogeneous Reactions in Ideal Reactors. Ch. 2. Kinetics of Homogeneous Reactions. Ch. 3. Interpretation of Batch Reactor Data. Ch. 4. Introduction to Reactor Design. Ch. 5. Ideal Reactors for a Single Reaction. Ch. 6. Design for Single Reactions. Ch. 7. Design for Parallel Reactions. Ch. 8. Potpourri of Multiple Reactions. Ch. 9. Temperature and Pressure Effects. Ch. 10. Choosing the Right Kind of Reactor -- pt. II. Flow Patterns, Contacting, and Non-Ideal Flow. Ch. 11. Basics of Non-Ideal Flow. Ch. 12. Compartment Models. Ch. 13. The Dispersion Model. Ch. 14. The Tanks-in-Series Model. Ch. 15. The Convection Model for Laminar Flow. Ch. 16. Earliness of Mixing, Segregation and RTD -- pt. III. Reactions Catalyzed by Solids. Ch. 17. Heterogeneous Reactions -- Introduction. Ch. 18. Solid Catalyzed Reactions. Ch. 19. The Packed Bed Catalytic Reactor. Ch. 20. Reactors with Suspended Solid Catalyst, Fluidized Reactors of Various Types. Ch. 21. Deactivating Catalysts. Ch. 22. G/L Reactions on Solid Catalyst: Trickle Beds, Slurry Reactors, Three-Phase Fluidized Beds -- pt. IV. Non-Catalytic Systems. Ch. 23. Fluid-Fluid Reactions: Kinetics. Ch. 24. Fluid-Fluid Reactors: Design. Ch. 25. Fluid-Particle Reactions: Kinetics. Ch. 26. Fluid-Particle Reactors: Design -- pt. V. Biochemical Reaction Systems. Ch. 27. Enzyme Fermentation. Ch. 28. Microbial Fermentation -- Introduction and Overall Picture. Ch. 29. Substrate-Limiting Microbial Fermentation. Ch. 30. Product-Limiting Microbial Fermentation. Emphasising qualitative arguments, simple design methods, graphical procedures and the capabilities of major reactor types, this reference aims to help students answer questions effectively, and develop an intuitive sense for good design.