Reactor Design I

University of Cape Town

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Reactor Design I

  • Host University

    University of Cape Town

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Chemical Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course covers Isothermal Homogeneous Reactor Design: Concepts of mole (mass) balances over reactions with ideal flow patterns (plug flow, mixed flow, batch, semi-batch, membrane, bio-chemical, reactors with recycle). Combining and sequencing reactor types. Reaction rate laws, reaction kinetics and elementary reactions. Designing reactors with ideal flow pattern for single and multiple reactions and bio-chemical reactions. Interpreting and analysing experimental reaction data.

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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