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Chemical Reaction Engineering

A First Course

Ian S. Metcalfe

Publication Date - October 1997

ISBN: 9780198565383

96 pages

Retail Price to Students: $25.00


This compact yet comprehensive book covers the material required for a basic understanding of chemical reaction engineering. The principles of reaction engineering are simply and clearly presented, and illustrative problems are used to demonstrate how these principles are practically applied. Further problems with solutions are also supplied. An ideal self-study guide for interested readers, this work is also useful for engineers and scientists from other disciplines interested in acquiring some knowledge of reaction engineering.

Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Materials balance for chemical reactors
    3. Calculation of reactor volume and residence time
    4. Multiple reactions
    5. The energy balance and temperature effects
    6. Non-ideal reactors
    Further reading

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