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‘ponte’ Vecchio: Bridging Laboratory Chemical Kinetics to Industrial Scale Reactors – 2nd edition
24 May 2018 - 25 May 2018
Kinetic modelling includes fundamental aspects such as stoichiometry, kinetics and thermodynamics in the analysis of chemical reactor behaviour. Microkinetic models help to consolidate the fundamental information about a catalytic reaction.
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Coupling such microkinetic models with computational fluid dynamics (CFD) models allows for a reliable extrapolation to larger, industrially more relevant scales where idealities of fluid dynamics are no longer guaranteed and may exert a significant impact on the reactor behaviour and product yields.
May 24th, 2018
Lab-Scale Data Acquisition
Bench Scale Reactors
Tutorial I: Intrinsic Kinetics Verification (with online available Eurokin tools)
Reactor Types and their Corresponding Behaviour
Coupling CFD with Microkinetics
May 25th, 2018
Rate Equation Derivation
Tutorial II: Kinetic Model Development (with microKinetic Engine)
Tutorial III: Regression Analysis (with microKinetic Engine)
Tutorial IV: Coupling CFD with Microkinetics (with CatalyticFoam)