Chemical Reactors Design Operation and Control

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Course Overview

Chemical reactors are considered the core of chemical plants. Hence their design operation and control have huge consequences on the performance and economy of the overall process. This course will provide an insight on chemical reaction engineering and will present all the fundamental tools used by specialists, engineers and managers to deal safely with chemical reactors and enclosed equipment.

Who should take this course

This course is intended for professionals dealing with laboratory or industrial reacting systems.

These include:

  • Chemical Reactors Operators
  • Chemical Operator Assistants
  • Control Room Operators
  • Operation Specialists
  • Chemical Specialists
  • Production Technicians
  • Technical Lab Technicians
  • Project Chemists
  • Chemical Engineers
  • Process Engineers
  • Production Engineers
  • And Manufacturing Engineers



Course content

Day 1 - Introduction:

  • Chemical elements
  • Chemical species
  • Classification of chemical bonds
  • Stoichiometry
  • Typical chemical reaction

Day 2 - Reaction Thermodynamics:

  • Heat of reaction
  • Enthalpy of reaction
  • Equilibrium constant
  • Heat addition and removal
  • Energy balance

Day 3 - Reaction Kinetics:

  • Reaction rate
  • Elementary reactions
  • Multiple reactions
  • Reaction mechanism
  • Rate-determining step
  • Mass transfer
  • Heat transfer
  • Homogeneous catalysis
  • Heterogeneous catalysis
  • Shape-selective catalysis using zeolites
  • Catalyst production
  • Catalyst testing
  • Catalyst operation
  • Catalyst poisoning
  • Catalyst recovery
  • Reaction conversion
  • Catalyst activity selectivity and yield
  • Effect of temperature pressure and concentration on reaction kinetics

Day 4 - Chemical Reactors:

  • Ideal chemical reactors
  • Industrial reactors
  • Design of Batch Stirred Tank Reactors
  • Design of Continuous Stirred Tank Reactors
  • Design of Tubular Reactors
  • Pressure drop in reactors
  • Multiphase reactors

Day 5 - Reaction Control:

  • Introduction to process control
  • Typical reaction control loops
  • Control of Batch Stirred Tank Reactors
  • Control of Continuous
  • Stirred Tank Reactors
  • Control of Tubular Reactors

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