Chemical reactors

This course serves as an introduction to mathematical models that are able to describe chemical reactors.


  • The chemical reactor - a brief definition
  • The chemical reaction - reaction speed - an overview
  • The ideal stirred tank reactor
  • The plug flow reactor
  • Retention time
  • The catalyst and its efficiency - exhaust catalyst
  • The flat fame - laminar flame speed
  • The exothermic solid-bed reactor

Recommended literature

  • O. Levenspiel - Chemical Reaction Engineering

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Duration2 SWS
TermSommersemester 2019
Language of instructionGerman


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