## Reaction Kinetics and Reactor Design, Second EditionThis text combines a description of the origin and use of fundamental chemical kinetics through an assessment of realistic reactor problems with an expanded discussion of kinetics and its relation to chemical thermodynamics. It provides exercises, open-ended situations drawing on creative thinking, and worked-out examples. A solutions manual is also available to instructors. |

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### Contents

Apparent Reaction Kinetics in Homogeneous Systems | 1 |

The Mass Action Law | 6 |

13 Temperature Dependence of Reaction Rate | 9 |

14 Rate Laws and Integrated Forms for Elementary Steps | 12 |

15 Kinetics of Nearly Complex Reaction Sequences | 25 |

16 Kinetics of Complex Reaction SequencesChain Reactions | 35 |

17 Chemical Equilibrium | 49 |

18 Reaction Rates and Conversion in Nonisothermal Systems | 62 |

Ion Exchange and Adsorption | 308 |

Exercises | 315 |

Notation | 326 |

Modeling of Real Reactors | 331 |

51 Deviation from Ideal Flows | 332 |

53 Combined Models for Macroscopic Flow Phenomena | 356 |

54 Modeling of Nonideal Reactors | 361 |

Exercises | 391 |

19 Interpretation of Kinetic Information | 74 |

Exercises | 93 |

Notation | 104 |

The Mechanisms of Chemical Reactions in Homogeneous Phases | 107 |

22 Collision Theory of Reaction Rates | 116 |

23 TransitionState Theory of Reaction Rates | 133 |

24 Experimental Results on the Kinetics of Various Reactions | 151 |

25 Some Estimation Methods | 155 |

Exercises | 160 |

Notation | 165 |

The Mechanisms of Chemical Reactions on Surfaces | 169 |

31 Adsorption and Desorption | 170 |

32 Surface Reactions with RateControlling Steps | 187 |

33 Surface Reactions and Nonideal Surfaces | 194 |

34 Enzyme and Microbial Kinetics | 197 |

35 Interpretation of the Kinetics of Reactions on Surfaces | 202 |

Catalyst Deactivation | 212 |

Exercises | 219 |

Notation | 226 |

Introduction to Chemical Reactor Theory | 231 |

41 Reaction in Mixed or Segregated Systems | 232 |

42 Age Distributions and Macromixing | 235 |

Reactors with Ideal Flows | 245 |

44 Applications of Ideal Reactor Models | 252 |

45 Temperature Effects in Ideal Reactors | 289 |

46 Catalyst Deactivation in Flow Reactors | 301 |

Notation | 395 |

Thermal Effects in the Modeling of Real Reactors | 399 |

62 Some ReactorHeatExchanger Systems | 424 |

63 Gradients and Profiles | 430 |

64 Temperature Forcing of Reactors with Catalyst Decay | 445 |

Exercises | 451 |

Notation | 452 |

Reactions in Heterogeneous Systems | 457 |

72 Reactions in GasLiquid Systems | 521 |

The Dispersion Approach | 537 |

Exercises | 560 |

Notation | 566 |

Multiphase Reactors | 571 |

82 Slurry Reactors | 592 |

83 GasLiquid Reactors | 608 |

84 TrickleBed Reactors | 635 |

Exercises | 660 |

Notation | 666 |

Some More UnsteadyState Problems | 673 |

92 Chromatography | 695 |

93 Deactivation Waves | 709 |

Exercises | 712 |

Notation | 716 |

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