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The Definitive, Fully Updated Guide to Solving RealWorld Chemical Reaction Engineering Problems
For decades, H. Scott Fogler’s Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering has been the world’s dominant text for courses in chemical reaction engineering. Now, Fogler has created a new, completely updated fifth edition of his internationally respected book. The result is a refined book that contains new examples and problems, as well as an updated companion Web site. More than ever, Fogler has successfully integrated text, visuals, and computer simulations to help both undergraduate and graduate students master all of the field’s fundamentals. As always, he links theory to practice through many relevant examples, ranging from standard isothermal and nonisothermal reactor design to applications, such as solar energy, blood clotting, and drug delivery, and computer chip manufacturing.
To promote the transfer of key skills to reallife settings, Fogler presents the following three styles of problems:
Straightforward problems that reinforce the principles of chemical reaction engineering
Living Example Problems (LEPs) that allow students to rapidly explore the issues and look for optimal solutions
Openended problems that encourage students to practice creative problemsolving skills
About the Web Site
The companion Web site offers extensive enrichment opportunities and additional content, including
Complete PowerPoint slides for lecture notes for chemical reaction engineering classes.
Links to additional software, including POLYMATH™, Matlab™, Wolfram Mathematica™, AspenTech™, and COMSOL™.
Interactive learning resources linked to each chapter, including Learning Objectives, Summary Notes, Web Modules, Interactive Computer Games, Solved Problems, FAQs, additional homework problems, and links to Learncheme.
Living Example Problems that provide more than eighty interactive simulations, allowing students to explore the examples and ask “whatif” questions. The LEPs are unique to this book.
Professional Reference Shelf, which includes advanced content on reactors, weighted least squares, experimental planning, laboratory reactors, pharmacokinetics, wire gauze reactors, trickle bed reactors, fluidized bed reactors, CVD boat reactors, detailed explanations of key derivations, and more.
Problemsolving strategies and insights on creative and critical thinking.
Table of contents
 Cover Page
 About This EBook
 Title Page
 Copyright Page
 Dedication Page
 Contents

Preface
 A. Who Is the Intended Audience?
 B. What Are the Goals of This Book?
 C. What Is the Structure of CRE?
 D. What Are the Components of the CRE Web Site?
 E. Why Do We Assign Homework Problems?
 F. What Is a Living Example Problem (LEP)?
 G. What Software Is Available to Solve the LEPs?
 H. Are There Other Web Site Resources?
 I. How Can Critical Thinking and Creative Thinking Skills Be Enhanced?
 I.2 Enhance Creative Thinking Skills
 J. What’s New in This Edition?
 J.2 Content
 K. How Do I Say Thank You?
 About the Author
 1. Mole Balances
 2. Conversion and Reactor Sizing
 3. Rate Laws
 4. Stoichiometry

5. Isothermal Reactor Design: Conversion
 5.1 Design Structure for Isothermal Reactors
 5.2 Batch Reactors (BRs)
 5.3 ContinuousStirred Tank Reactors (CSTRs)
 5.4 Tubular Reactors
 5.5 Pressure Drop in Reactors
 5.6 Synthesizing the Design of a Chemical Plant
 Summary
 ODE Solver Algorithm
 CRE Web Site Materials
 Questions and Problems
 Supplementary Reading

6. Isothermal Reactor Design: Moles and Molar Flow Rates
 6.1 The Molar Flow Rate Balance Algorithm
 6.2 Mole Balances on CSTRs, PFRs, PBRs, and Batch Reactors
 6.3 Application of the PFR Molar Flow Rate Algorithm to a Microreactor
 6.4 Membrane Reactors
 6.5 UnsteadyState Operation of Stirred Reactors
 6.6 Semibatch Reactors
 Summary
 ODE Solver Algorithm
 CRE Web Site Materials
 Questions and Problems
 Supplementary Reading

7. Collection and Analysis of Rate Data
 7.1 The Algorithm for Data Analysis
 7.2 Determining the Reaction Order for Each of Two Reactants Using the Method of Excess
 7.3 Integral Method
 7.4 Differential Method of Analysis
 7.5 Nonlinear Regression
 7.6 ReactionRate Data from Differential Reactors
 7.7 Experimental Planning
 Summary
 CRE Web Site Materials
 Questions and Problems
 Supplementary Reading

8. Multiple Reactions
 8.1 Definitions
 8.2 Algorithm for Multiple Reactions
 8.3 Parallel Reactions
 8.4 Reactions in Series
 8.5 Complex Reactions
 8.6 Membrane Reactors to Improve Selectivity in Multiple Reactions
 8.7 Sorting It All Out
 8.8 The Fun Part
 Summary
 CRE Web Site Materials
 Questions and Problems
 Supplementary Reading
 9. Reaction Mechanisms, Pathways, Bioreactions, and Bioreactors

10. Catalysis and Catalytic Reactors
 10.1 Catalysts
 10.2 Steps in a Catalytic Reaction

10.3 Synthesizing a Rate Law, Mechanism, and RateLimiting Step
 10.3.1 Is the Adsorption of Cumene RateLimiting?
 10.3.2 Is the Surface Reaction RateLimiting?
 10.3.3 Is the Desorption of Benzene RateLimiting?
 10.3.4 Summary of the Cumene Decomposition
 10.3.5 Reforming Catalysts
 10.3.6 Rate Laws Derived from the PseudoSteadyState Hypothesis (PSSH)
 10.3.7 Temperature Dependence of the Rate Law
 10.4 Heterogeneous Data Analysis for Reactor Design
 10.5 Reaction Engineering in Microelectronic Fabrication
 10.6 Model Discrimination
 10.7 Catalyst Deactivation
 Summary
 CRE Web Site Materials
 Questions and Problems
 Supplementary Reading
 11. Nonisothermal Reactor Design—The SteadyState Energy Balance and Adiabatic PFR Applications

12. SteadyState Nonisothermal Reactor Design—Flow Reactors with Heat Exchange
 12.1 SteadyState Tubular Reactor with Heat Exchange
 12.2 Balance on the HeatTransfer Fluid
 12.3 Algorithm for PFR/PBR Design with Heat Effects
 12.4 CSTR with Heat Effects
 12.5 Multiple Steady States (MSS)
 12.6 Nonisothermal Multiple Chemical Reactions
 12.7 Radial and Axial Variations in a Tubular Reactor
 12.8 Safety
 Summary
 CRE Web Site Materials
 Questions and Problems
 Supplementary Reading
 13. UnsteadyState Nonisothermal Reactor Design
 14. Mass Transfer Limitations in Reacting Systems

15. Diffusion and Reaction
 15.1 Diffusion and Reactions in Homogeneous Systems
 15.2 Diffusion and Reactions in Spherical Catalyst Pellets
 15.3 The Internal Effectiveness Factor
 15.4 Falsified Kinetics
 15.5 Overall Effectiveness Factor
 15.6 Estimation of Diffusion and ReactionLimited Regimes
 15.7 Mass Transfer and Reaction in a Packed Bed
 15.8 Determination of Limiting Situations from ReactionRate Data
 15.9 Multiphase Reactors in the Professional Reference Shelf
 15.10 Fluidized Bed Reactors
 15.11 Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD)
 Summary
 CRE Web Site Materials
 Questions and Problems
 Journal Critique Problems
 Supplementary Reading
 16. Residence Time Distributions of Chemical Reactors
 17. Predicting Conversion Directly from the Residence Time Distribution

18. Models for Nonideal Reactors
 18.1 Some Guidelines for Developing Models
 18.2 The TanksinSeries (TIS) OneParameter Model
 18.3 Dispersion OneParameter Model
 18.4 Flow, Reaction, and Dispersion
 18.5 TanksinSeries Model versus Dispersion Model
 18.6 Numerical Solutions to Flows with Dispersion and Reaction
 18.7 TwoParameter Models—Modeling Real Reactors with Combinations of Ideal Reactors
 18.8 Use of Software Packages to Determine the Model Parameters
 18.9 Other Models of Nonideal Reactors Using CSTRs and PFRs
 18.10 Applications to Pharmacokinetic Modeling
 Summary
 CRE Web Site Materials
 Questions and problems
 Supplementary Reading
 A. Numerical Techniques
 B. Ideal Gas Constant and Conversion Factors
 C. Thermodynamic Relationships Involving the Equilibrium Constant
 D. Software Packages
 E. RateLaw Data
 F. Nomenclature

G. OpenEnded Problems
 G.1 Design of Reaction Engineering Experiment
 G.2 Effective Lubricant Design
 G.3 Peach Bottom Nuclear Reactor
 G.4 Underground Wet Oxidation
 G.5 Hydrodesulfurization Reactor Design
 G.6 Continuous Bioprocessing
 G.7 Methanol Synthesis
 G.8 Cajun Seafood Gumbo
 G.9 Alcohol Metabolism
 G.10 Methanol Poisoning
 G.11 Safety
 H. Use of Computational Chemistry Software Packages
 I. How to Use the CRE Web Resources
 Index
Product information
 Title: Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering, 5th Edition
 Author(s):
 Release date: January 2016
 Publisher(s): Pearson
 ISBN: 9780133887822
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