Catalytic Reactors / edited by Basudeb Saha.

Catalytic Reactors presents several key aspects of reactor design in Chemical and Process Engineering. Starting with the fundamental science across a broad interdisciplinary field, this graduate level textbook offers a concise overview on reactor and process design for students, scientists and pract...

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Other Authors: Saha, Basudeb (Editor)
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: De Gruyter, 2016.
Series:De Gruyter textbook.
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Table of Contents:
  • List of contributing authors
  • About the editor
  • Preface
  • Contents
  • 1 Catalysis in Multifunctional Reactors
  • 1.1 Introduction
  • 1.2 Reactive Distillation (RD)
  • 1.2.1 Homogeneous catalysis
  • 1.2.2 Heterogeneous catalysis
  • 1.2.3 Catalysts used in reactive distillation
  • 1.3 Reactive Stripping
  • 1.3.1 Esterification
  • 1.3.2 Aqueous phase reforming (APR) of sorbitol
  • 1.3.3 Dehydration of xylose to furfural
  • 1.3.4 Catalytic exchange of hydrogen isotopes
  • 1.4 Catalytic membrane reactors
  • 1.4.1 Biodiesel production
  • 1.4.2 Dehydrogenation.
  • 1.4.3 Oxidative coupling of methane (OCM)
  • 1.4.4 Partial oxidation of methane to synthesis gas
  • 1.5 Chromatographic Reactor
  • 1.5.1 Concept of a Chromatographic Reactor
  • 1.5.2 Types of Chromatographic Reactor
  • 1.5.3 Applications of Liquid Chromatographic Reactor
  • 1.6 Summary
  • 2 Biocatalytic membrane reactors (BMR)
  • 2.1 Introduction
  • 2.2 Role of membrane in biocatalytic membrane reactors (BMRs)
  • 2.3 Membrane separation reactors (MSRs)
  • 2.3.1 Concept
  • 2.3.2 Application
  • 2.4 Membrane aeration bioreactors (MABR).
  • 2.5 Extractive membrane bioreactors (EMBR)
  • 2.5.1 Concept
  • 2.5.2 Application
  • 2.6 Enzyme immobilization techniques in membrane reactor systems
  • 2.6.1 Physical adsorption
  • 2.6.2 Entrapment
  • 2.6.3 Cross-linking
  • 2.6.4 Encapsulation
  • 2.6.5 Segregation by membranes
  • 2.6.6 Covalent binding
  • 2.7 Laminated (multilayer) enzyme membrane reactors
  • 2.7.1 Concept
  • 2.7.2 Application
  • 2.8 Biphasic (multiphase) membrane bioreactors
  • 2.8.1 Concept
  • 2.8.2 Application.
  • 2.9 Phase transfer catalysis in multiphase membrane reactors
  • 2.9.1 Concept
  • 2.9.2 Application
  • 2.10 Conclusions
  • 3 Metallic nanoparticles made in flow and their catalytic applications in micro-flow reactors for organic synthesis
  • 3.1 Introduction
  • 3.2 Metal nanoparticles in a microfluidic reactor
  • 3.2.1 Gold
  • 3.2.2 Silver
  • 3.2.3 Palladium
  • 3.2.4 Platinum
  • 3.2.5 Copper
  • 3.3 Metal nanoparticles in a millifluidic reactor
  • 3.4 Outlook
  • metal nanoparticles generated in flow and used in situ
  • 3.5 Conclusions.
  • 4 Application of multi-objective optimization in the design and operation of industrial catalytic reactors and processes
  • 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 Multi-objective optimization
  • 4.2.1 Concept of multi-objective optimization
  • 4.2.2 MOO methods
  • 4.3 No-preference methods
  • 4.3.1 Neutral compromised solution
  • 4.4 A priori methods
  • 4.4.1 Method of Weighted global criterion
  • 4.4.2 Lexicographic method
  • 4.4.3 Goal Programming (GP)
  • 4.5 A posteriori methods
  • 4.5.1 f-Constraint Method
  • 4.6 Interactive methods
  • 4.7 Genetic algorithms.