Tenth International Symposium on Chemical Reaction Engineering - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080369693, 9781483157696

Tenth International Symposium on Chemical Reaction Engineering

1st Edition

Basle, Switzerland, 29 August – 1 September 1988

Editors: J. R. Bourne W. Regenass W. Richarz
eBook ISBN: 9781483157696
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1988
Page Count: 614
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ISCRE 10 Tenth International Symposium on Chemical Reaction Engineering documents the proceedings of the symposium which brought together experts from all over the world to discuss developments in CRE. Efforts were made to cover high added value substances and to encourage papers from industry. Some success was achieved, but there remain significant gaps between Chemists and Chemical Engineers when considering high added value products as well as between researchers and practitioners of CRE. The volume begins with plenary papers covering topics such as challenges in reactor modeling; bioreactor engineering; the design of reaction systems for specialty organic chemicals. This is followed by papers presented during the eight technical sessions. Technical session A focused on the modeling and control of chemical reactions. Technical session B was devoted to studies on biotechnology. Technical session C covered mixing while Technical session D dealt with special reactor systems and chemicals. The papers in Technical session E examined reactions for emission control and recycling. Technical session F covered the safety aspects of CRE. Technical session G focused on the experiments with multiphase reactions while Technical session H dealt with catalytic reactors.

Table of Contents


List of Reviewers

Plenary Papers

Challenges and Cul-de-Sacs in Reactor Modeling

Bioreactor Engineering: The Design and Optimization of Reactors with Living Cells

Multiphase Reactions in the Manufacture of Fine Chemicals

Chemical Reaction Engineering for Safety

Design of Reaction Systems for Specialty Organic Chemicals

Examples of Process Improvements in the Fine Chemicals Industry

For Shinnar Paper See P. 2303

Technical Session A: Modeling and Control

A1. A Model for Catalytic Reactions in Packed Beds Based on Alternating Flow Model

A2. Simulation of Steam Reformers for Methane

A3. Modeling of Biomass Fractionation by Prehydrolysisdelignification

A4. An On-Line Model for Estimating the Melting Zone in a Blast Furnace

A5. Modeling of Multifunctional Step Growth Polymerization in Presence of Cyclization

A6. Multiple Steady States in FCC unit Operations

A7. A Detailed Kinetic andHheat Transport Model for the Hydrolysis of Lignocellulose by Anhydrous Hydrogen Fluoride Vapor

A8. Chemical Reaction Equilibrium at Supercritical Conditions

A9. Comparison between Batch and Continuous Tubular Reactors Used for the Study of Reaction Kinetics in Heterogeneous Systems

A10. Kinetics of Ethylene Hydrogenation on Supported Platinum. Analysis of Multiplicity and Nonuniformly Active Catalyst Particle Behavior

A11. Mathematical Modeling of Ethylene Oligomerization

A12. Operational Flexibility and Stability in Relation to Optimal Design of Reactors

Al3. Computer Aided Experimentation in Countercurrent Reaction Chromatography and Simulated Countercurrent Chromatography

A14. Diffusion and Consecutive Reactions in Stochastic Pore Networks

Technical Session B: Biotechnology

B1. Mass Transfer, Batch and Continuous Kinetics, in a Luminous Strain of Xanthomonas campestris

B2. Continuous Extraction Loop Reactor (CELR): Alcoholic Fermentation by Fluidized Entrapped Biomass

B3. Application of Digital Simulation Languages with Personal Computers in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Education

B4. Fermenter Scale-Up Using an Oxygen-Sensitive Culture

B5. Comparison of Estimation Methods for Biotechnological Processes

B6. Application of Adaptive Estimation in Microbial Fermentation Processes

Technical Session C: Mixing

C1. Micromixing in a Chemical Quenching Apparatus for Fast Kinetics

C2. Measurement of Partial Segregation via Step Response Analysis of Reactive Tracers

C3. Numerical Simulation of Velocity and Concentration Fields in a Continuous Flow Reactor

C4. Local pH Gradients and the Selectivity of Fast Reactions

I. Mathematical Model of Micromixing

C5. The Effects of Micromixing and the Manner of Reactor Feeding on Precipitation in Stirred Tank Reactors

C6. Micromixing in a Static Mixer and an Empty Tube by a Chemical Method

C7. Circulation Time Prediction in the Scale-Up of Polymerization Reactors with Helical Ribbon Agitators

C8. Imidization Reaction Parameters in Inert Molten Polymers for Micromixing Tracer Studies

C9. Agitated Thin-Film Reactors and Tubular Reactors with Static Mixers for a Rapid Exothermic Multiple Reaction

Technical Session D: Special Reactor Systems and Chemicals

D1. Mass Transfer and Liquid-Phase Reactions in a Segmented Two-Phase Flow Monolithic Catalyst Reactor

D2. A Model for Fluid/Fluid Reactions Using Electrochemically Generated Mediators

D3. An Isothermal Fixed-Bed Reactor with Nonuniformly Active Catalysts: Experiments and Theory

D4. Application of Modeling and Simulation to Electro-organic Reaction Processes to Enhance Process Control Strategy

D5. Dicyclopentadiene Dissociation in a Chromatographic Reactor Using a Liquid Crystal as Stationary Phase

D6. The Effect of Flow on Mixing and Performance of Radial Flow Electrochemical Reactors

D7. Preliminary Study on the Role Played by the Third Liquid Phase in Phase Transfer Catalysis

D8. Preparation of Large-Particle-Size Monodisperse Latexes in a Rotating-Cylinder Reactor

D9. Selective Epitaxial Growth of Silicon in Pancake Reactors

D10. Chemical Vapor Deposition and Homogeneous Nucleation in Monosilane Pyrolysis within Interparticle Spaces—Application of Fines Formation Analysis to Fluidized Bed CVD

Technical Session E: Emission Control and Recycling

E1. Reaction of Sulphur Dioxide with Magnesia in a Fluidized Bed

E2. The Influence of Oxygen-Stoichiometry on Desulfurization During FBC: A Simple Sure Modeling Approach

E3. Theory and Application of Unsteady Catalytic Detoxication of Effluent Gases from Sulfur Dioxide, Nitrogen Oxides and Organic Compounds

E4. Nitric Oxide Reduction Using Co-Impregnated Rhodium on an Alumina Celcor Honeycomb

E5. Extended Reactor Concept for Dynamic DeNOx Design

E6. Kinetics of Sodium Sulfate Reduction in the Solid State by Carbon Monoxide

E7. Computer-Aided Design of Catalytic Monoliths for Automobile Emission Control

E8. Limestone Based Spray Dry Scrubbing of SO2

E9. A Novel Regenerable Sorbent for SO2

E10. Catalytic Combustion with Periodic Flow Reversal

Technical Session F: Safety

F1. Safety Aspects of the Purification of Waste Water Containing Ammonium Nitrate

F2. Thermally Safe Operation of a Cooled Semi-Batch Reactor. Slow Liquid-Liquid Reactions

F3. Reaction Calorimeter: a Contribution to Safe Operation of Exothermic Polymerizations

F4. Spontaneous Combustion of Coal Stockpiles—An Unusual Chemical Reaction Engineering Problem

F5. Calculation of the Maximum Temperature in Stirred Tank Reactors in Case of a Breakdown of Cooling

Technical Session G: Multiphase Reactors

G1. The Effect of the Size of Catalyst Particles Adhering to Gas Bubbles on the Enhancement of Gas Absorption in Slurry Reactors

G2. Kinetics of the Three Phase Methanol Synthesis

G3. Kinetics of Methanol Synthesis in the Slurry Phase

G4. Some Effects of Vapor-Liquid Equilibria on Performance of a Trickle-Bed Reactor

G5. The Absorption of Gases in Aqueous Activated Carbon Slurries Enhanced by Adsorbing or Catalytic Particles

G6. Selective Gas Absorption in a Cyclone Spray Scrubber

G7. Flow Regime Identification and Gas Hold-Up of Three-phase Fluidized Systems

G8. A New, Improved Pressure Drop Correlation for Trickle-bed Reactors

G9. A Hypothesis on the Effect of the Bubble Wake on Coalescence in Three-Phase Fluidized Beds

G10. A Bubble Model Describing the Influence of Internals on Gas Fluidization

G11. Catalytic Hydrodesulfurization of a Specialty Agricultural Chemical Intermediate

G12. Development of Catalytic Hydrogenation Reactors for the Fine Chemicals Industry

Technical Session H: Catalytic Reactors

H1. Effects of Poisoning on the Dynamics of Fixed Bed Reactors: Cyclic and Temperature-Increased Operational Policies

H2. Determination of Kinetic Parameters from Dynamic Investigations of Heterogeneously Catalyzed Reactions

H3. Coupled Chemical Oscillators on a Pt/SiO2 Catalyst Disk

H4. Kinetics of Propylene Hydrogenation on Platinumalum-ina

H5. Advantages and Problems in Characterizing SLP-catalysts by BET-Surface Area Measurements

H6. Dual Reactor Investigation of SO2-Oxidation with a V2O5/K2S2O7 Catalyst

H7. Kinetics of Combustion of Carbonaceous Deposits on HZSM-5 Zeolites

H8. A Simulation Model Accounting for Structural Radial Nonuniformities in Fixed Bed Reactors

H9. Periodicity and Chaos in a Catalytic Packed Bed Reactor for CO Oxidation

H10. Intrinsic Kinetics and Design Simulation in a Complex Reaction Network; Steam-Methane Reforming

Thermodynamic Analysis in Chemical Process and Reactor Design

Author Index

Keyword Index


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J. R. Bourne

W. Regenass

W. Richarz

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