[ 290CTPECREV19 ] VL Chemical Reaction Engineering

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
1,5 ECTS B3 - Bachelor's programme 3. year Chemistry Oliver Brüggemann 1 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Chemistry 2018W
Objectives This lecture provides base knowledge of chemical reaction engineering. The course focuses on the quantitative evaluation of chemical reactions in ideal reactors.
Subject Physical and physicochemical basics of chemical reaction engineering (stoichiometry, thermodynamics, kinetics, adsorption/chemisorption, mass transfer), mass and heat balances, residence time behaviour, conversion calculations, dimensionless quantities, ideal reactors: batch reactor (BR), plug flow reactor (PFR), continuous stirred-tank reactor (CSTR), stirred tank cascade
Criteria for evaluation Written examination
Methods -Lecture -Comprehension questions aimed at students during the lecture
Language English
Study material a) Chemical Reaction Engineering, O. Levenspiel b) Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering, H. Scott Fogler c) Chemical Reaction Engineering: A First Course, Ian S. Metcalfe
Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment