Daniel T. Schwartz
CHEM E 465
Application of chemical kinetics and transport phenomena to the design of chemical reactors; characterization of batch and continuous-flow reactors in homogeneous and heterogeneous systems. Prerequisite: CHEM E 326; CHEM E 340. Offered: A.
Reactor design is one of the main technologies that differentiate chemical engineers from other engineers. Students will learn how to convert low value raw materials into high valued products using chemical reactors.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Lectures are presented 3 times per week in a small classroom format where students have many opportunities to interact with the instructor during the period.
Class assignments and grading
Weekly homework is given.
10 weekly homeworks, 2 midterm exams, and one final exam.