Elements of Chemical Engg (2141306)   Old Code : 151301

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Introduction:
Thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, classification of reaction, variables affecting the rate of reaction, definition of reaction rate.
6
14 %
2
Kinetics of Homogeneous Reactions
Concentration dependent reaction rate, single and multiple reactions, elementary and non elementary reaction, rate constant and representation of reaction rate.
6
14 %
3
Temperature dependent reaction rate
Temperature dependency and Arrhenius’ Law, Temperature dependency from thermodynamics, Temperature dependency from Collision theory.
6
14 %
4
Types of reactors
Batch reactor, plug flow, continuous reactor, mix flow reactor.
6
14 %
5
Interpretation of batch reactor
Constant volume batch reactor, variable volume batch reactor, temperature and reaction rate.
6
14 %
6
Introduction to reactor design
Single Ideal reactors, Ideal batch reactor, space time, space velocity, design of reactor, first and second order reactions
6
15 %
7
Non ideal flow
Time distribution of fluid in vessels, E, the age distribution of fluid Leaving a vessel, Experimental methods-the F curve, the C curve.
6
15 %