Content, progress and pedagogy of the
module
Learning objectives
Knowledge
- Have knowledge about the technologies used within emission
control and how chemical kinetics influences combustion
processes
- Understand the analytical methods used in the analysis of
combustion flames
- Understand the analytical methods used in processes involving
simultaneous heat and mass transfer
- Understand the terminologies and notations used in fundamental
chemical reactor analysis.
- Understand how mixing affects the conversion in actual chemical
reactors
- Understand how catalysts are practically arranged and supported
in various types of chemical reactors and understand how this
affects the overall performance parameters
Skills
- Be able to use software used in combustion analysis
- Be able to calculate chemical compositions arising from
kinetically controlled chemical re-actions considering chemical
mechanisms and the Arrhenius equation
- Understand the analytical methods used in the analysis of
combustion flames
- Be able to design fundamental emission control systems
- Be able to design and model the fundamental classes of chemical
reactors, i.e. plug flow reactors, constantly stirred reactors and
batch reactors with one and multiply simultaneous reactions
considering chemical kinetics in one and multiple dimensions,
isothermally or non-isothermally as well as in steady and unsteady
operation
- Be able to calculate mass convection and diffusion and perform
fundamental analysis on processes involving combined heat and mass
transfer processes
- Be able to estimate the mass transport in porous materials
- Have the ability to apply and integrate the topics in an
interdisciplinary correspondence with other related
disciplines
- Be able to understand the assumptions of the fundamental design
of chemical reactors and combined heat and mass transfer
Competences
- Be able to use software used in combustion analysis
- Be able to calculate chemical compositions arising from
kinetically controlled chemical re-actions considering chemical
mechanisms and the Arrhenius equation
- Understand the analytical methods used in the analysis of
combustion flames
- Be able to design fundamental emission control systems
- Be able to design and model the fundamental classes of chemical
reactors, i.e. plug flow reactors, constantly stirred reactors and
batch reactors with one and multiply simultaneous reactions
considering chemical kinetics in one and multiple dimensions,
isothermally or non-isothermally as well as in steady and unsteady
operation
- Be able to calculate mass convection and diffusion and perform
fundamental analysis on processes involving combined heat and mass
transfer processes
- Be able to estimate the mass transport in porous materials
- Have the ability to apply and integrate the topics in an
interdisciplinary correspondence with other related
disciplines
- Be able to understand the assumptions of the fundamental design
of chemical reactors and combined heat and mass transfer
Type of instruction
Mainly via lectures, supplemented by workshops, exercises,
hands-on and self-study.
Extent and expected workload
Since it is a 5 ECTS course module, the work load is expected to
be 150 hours for the student
Exam
Exams