Introduction to advanced reactor analysis tools, Role of Multiphase Reactors, Catalysis, Catalysis, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Homogeneous Catalysis, Parameters Concerning Catalyst Effectiveness in Industrial Operations, Importance of Advanced Instrumental Techniques in Understanding Catalytic Phenomena, Role of Nanotechnology in Catalysis, Role of Multiphase Reactors.
The Scale-Up Conundrum, Intrinsic Kinetics: Invariance with Respect to Type/Size of Multiphase Reactor, Transport Processes: Dependence on Type/Size of Multiphase Reactor, Prediction of the Rate-Controlling Step in the Industrial Reactor, Laboratory Methods for Discerning Intrinsic Kinetics of Multiphase Reactions, Two-Phase (Gas–Liquid) Reaction, Three-Phase (Gas–Liquid–Solid) Reactions with Solid Phase Acting as Catalyst
Classification of Multiphase Reactors, Criteria for Reactor Selection, Material of Construction, Some Examples of Large-Scale Applications of Multiphase Reactors: Fischer–Tropsch Synthesis and Oxidation of p-Xylene to Purified Terephthalic Acid for Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate), Fluid Turbulence, Eddy Size Distribution and Effect of Eddy Size on Transport Rates, States of Similarity of Relevance to Chemical Process Equipments.
Mass Transfer in Multiphase Reactors: Empirical Correlations Using Operating Parameters and Physical Properties, Correlations Based on Mechanical Similarity, Correlations Based on Dynamic Similarity; Correlations Based on Hydrodynamic/Turbulence Regime Similarity, The Slip Velocity Approach, Approach Based on Analogy between Momentum and Mass Transfer; The Standard Stirred Tank, Power Requirements of Different Impellers; Hydrodynamic Regimes in Two-Phase (Gas–Liquid) Stirred Tank Reactors.
Hydrodynamic Regimes in Three-Phase (Gas–Liquid–Solid) Stirred Tank Reactors: Gas Holdup in Stirred Tank Reactors, Relative Gas Dispersion (N/NCD) as a Correlating Parameter for Gas Holdup, Gas–Liquid Mass Transfer Coefficient in Stirred Tank Reactor, Solid–Liquid Mass Transfer Coefficient in Stirred Tank Reactor: Solid Suspension in Stirred Tank Reactor, Design of Stirred Tank Reactors with Internal Cooling Coils, Gas–Liquid Mass Transfer Coefficient, Solid–Liquid Mass Transfer Coefficient , Stirred Tank Reactor with Internal Draft Tube, Worked Example: Design of Stirred Reactor for Hydrogenation of Aniline to Cyclohexylamine (Capacity: 25000 Metric Tonnes per Year), Elucidation of the Output.