Course Description

Course Name

Reactor Design

Session: VCPF3121

Hours & Credits

12 Host University Units

Prerequisites & Language Level

CHE2031F, CEM2007F, DP in CHE2035S, MAM3085F.

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


This course covers Isothermal Homogeneous Reactor Design: Concepts of mole (mass) balances over reactions with ideal flow patterns (plug flow, mixed flow, batch, semi-batch, membrane, bio-chemical, reactors with recycle). Combining and sequencing reactor types. Reaction rate laws, reaction kinetics and elementary reactions. Designing reactors with ideal flow pattern for single and multiple reactions and bio-chemical reactions. Interpreting and analysing experimental reaction data.

DP requirements: Satisfactory performance in tutorials; minimum of 40% for class mark.

Assessment: Tutorial Tests, Class tests mini project; June examination 3 hours.

Sub-minimum: 40% in the final exam.

*Course content subject to change