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Daniel T. Schwartz
CHEM E 465
Seattle Campus

Reactor Design

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.

Class description

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.

Recommended preparation

See prerequisites.

Class assignments and grading

Weekly homework is given.

10 weekly homeworks, 2 midterm exams, and one final exam.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Daniel T. Schwartz
Date: 05/29/1998