Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho nº 10765/2011 - 30/08/2011
6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 16,0 PL + 14,0 TP
- José Manuel Quelhas Antunes
Prior knowledge of chemical kinetics, ideal chemical reactors, thermodynamics and transfer phenomena.
This course aims to develop abilities in the analysis of catalysers and their role in the industrial chemical reaction as well as in the analysis of the competition between transfer phenomena and chemical reaction in heterogeneous catalytic reactors with a view to designing, simulating and optimi...
2- Catalysis catalysers; transfer phenomena and chemical reaction in catalysers.
3- Catalytic reactors. Characterization and modelling of packed bed reactors. Fluidised-bed reactors.
4- Multiphase reactors. Applications and operation modes. Mass transfer.
Written test (in the regular exam period) 75% and practical assignments 25%
- Levenspiel, O. (1999). Chemical Reaction Engineering. New York: John Wiley
- Fogler, H. (1986). Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall
Lectures supported by illustrative case studies.
Theoretical-practical classes involving concept application and problem-solving.
Software used in class