"Reactor scale-up in multiple reaction chemical systems is a vitally important subject of study in chemical engineering. If scale-up techniques are not properly employed the result can be a dramatically inaccurate estimation of yield. This research studies the effect of impeller speed, reactant concentration and reactant density on the yield of a complex reaction upon the scale-up of a semi-batch process. A reactant feed which is about 25% denser than water shows a decrease in yield of about 5%. This work includes an examination of constant power per unit volume as a scale-up technique and an empirical correlation. Simulations for this work were done using FLUENT and the Paired-Interaction closure for the turbulence model and the results are compared to some previously generated experimental data"--Abstract, page iii.
Patterson, G. K. (Gary Kent), 1939-
Book, Neil L.
Grow, David E.
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
M.S. in Chemical Engineering
University of Missouri--Rolla
xi, 38 pages
© 2002 Joshua David Gross, All rights reserved.
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Chemical reactions -- Computer simulation
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Gross, Joshua David, "Simulation of complex chemical reactions in a stirred vessel" (2002). Masters Theses. 2277.
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