By Vivek V. Ranade

This ebook describes how modeling fluid circulate in chemical reactors may perhaps provide recommendations that increase layout, operation, and function of reactors. Chemical reactors are any vessels, tubes, pipes, or tanks within which chemical reactions ensue. Computational movement Modeling for Chemical Reactor Engineering will exhibit the reactor engineer how to find the categorical roles of computational stream modeling, decide upon acceptable instruments, and observe those instruments to hyperlink reactor to reactor functionality. total method is illustrated with quite a few case studies.Industry has invested titanic cash in computational stream modeling to be able to repay provided that it may be used to achieve major functionality enhancement in chemical reactors. No different unmarried resource exists which gives the knowledge contained during this e-book.

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More CFM FOR CRE 25 accurate approximation involves a larger computational molecule (more nodes) and gives fuller coefficient matrices. A judicious compromise between simplicity, ease of implementation, accuracy and computational efficiency has to be made. More discussion and details of choices with such a compromise in mind are given in Part II. Discretization yields a large system of algebraic equations. The choice of solver depends on the type of flow, grid type and the size of the computational molecule (number of nodes appearing in each algebraic equation).

A. W. (1985), "Numerical Grid Generation", North-Holland, Amsterdam. G. (1962), A new model for the stirred tank reactors, Chem. Eng. , 17, 507. -D. and Mann, R. (1992), Partial segregation in stirred batch reactors, Chem. Eng. Res. , 70A, 282-290. Y. T. (1975), "Models for flow systems and chemical reactors", Marcel Dekker, New York. M. M. (1984), "Chemical Reactor Design & Operation", 2nd edition, John Wiley & Sons, New York. This page intentionally left blank PART II COMPUTATIONAL FLOW MODELING This page intentionally left blank MATHEMATICAL MODELING OF FLOW PROCESSES A clear understanding and analysis of the role of flow processes in determining reactor performance leads to specific definitions of the objectives of the flow model.

This includes decisions about the extent of the solution domain. The process of isolating the system under consideration from its surrounding environment and specifying the outside influences in terms of boundary conditions may not be as straightforward as it sounds. In many cases, inappropriate decisions about the extent of the solution domain and the boundary conditions may give misleading results. Some examples of this are discussed in Chapter 2. After finalizing the model equations and boundary conditions, the next task is to choose a suitable method to approximate the differential equations by a system of algebraic equations in terms of the variables at some discrete locations in space and time (called a discretization method).

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