Applied reaction kinetics (ICTP Rép, Tchèque)

Applied reaction kinetics (ICTP Rép, Tchèque)Code de l'UE : HMCH201


1. Reaction rate definition. Elementary reactions. Systems of chemical reaction.
2. Balances in isothermal reacting systems. Stoichiometry, conversion.
3. Basic models of chemical reactors for homogeneous systems.
4. Kinetic parameters estimation from isothermal kinetic data.
5. Energy balance in reacting systems. Models of homogeneous non isothermal reactors.
6. Dynamic behaviour of non isothermal homogeneous reactors.
7. Heterogeneous catalytic reactions in a gas phase.
8. Mass and heat transfer in porous catalyst.
9. Fixed bed reactor.
10. Simultaneous separations and reactions.
11. Catalytic membrane separation processes and reactors.
12. Pervaporation membrane reactors
13. Membrane bioreactors.
14. Industrial reactor design


To understand general concepts of reacting system description and transfer of the knowledge to experimental data processing.
To be able to apply previous knowledge acquired in chemical engineering, physical chemistry and transport phenomena in the reacting systems.
To understand transport mechanisms in catalytic systems
To understand reacting systems with simultaneous separation and combination of reacting systems with membrane separation processes.
To know the main applications of membranes in reactor/separation processes and new applications of technological interest

Pré-requis recommandés

1st cycle degree or a bachelor degree in Chemistry, Physics, Materials Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Bio-chemical Engineering, or equivalent degrees in one of the previous domains.

Volume horaire

  • CM : 25
  • TD : 0
  • TP : 15


Schmidt L D.: The Engineering of Chemical Reactions, Oxford University Press, 1998.
H.S.Fogler,Elements of Chemical Rection Engineering,2nd Edition,Prentice Hall, 1992
J.G. Sanchéz Marcano and T.T. Tsotsis, Catalytic Membranes and Membrane Reactors
WWW page of prof. H.Scott Fogler:

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