# ChE 344: CHEMICAL REACTION ENGINEERING

## at the University of Michigan (4 Credit Hours)

Instructors

Professor H. Scott Fogler
3168 DOW, 763-1361, sfogler@umich.edu
Office Hours:  TuTh 3:00 to 4:00

Schedule
Lectures and In-Class Problems: TuTh 9:30 to 11:20 - 1013 Dow

GSIs
Liz Ranney (ranney@umich.edu)
GSI Office Hours: MW 3:00-6:00 3074 Dow

Text
Required

• Essentials of Chemical Reaction Engineering,
H. Scott Fogler
Recommended
• Problem Solving in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering with POLYMATH, Excel, and MATLAB 2nd Edition 2008, Cutlip & Shacham

• The Elements of Style, Strunk and White

• Strategies for Creative Problem Solving 2nd Edition 2008, Fogler and Leblanc (for OEP)
Course Guidelines, Memorandum of Understanding, Cooperative Learning & Advice from Previous Classes

Schedule

*Note - all ICG's are Individual*
January    February     March    April

1) Thursday, January 6

 Topic: Lecture 1 - Introduction, POLYMATH, Mole balances Finish Reading: Preface, Prequisites, Appendix B Study Problems: P1-7A, P1-11B

2) Tuesday, January 11
 Topic: Lecture 2 - Design equations, Rate versus X plots, Reactor staging Finish Reading: Chapter 1, P1-9A, Appendix A, from the Web, Chapter 2 Sections 2.1, 2.2, and 2.3 Hand In: Problem Set 1 ICG: Kin Chal 1 (25 min) Study Problems: P2-5B(a - d), P2-8B

3) Thursday, January 13
 Topic: Lecture 3 - Rate laws Finish Reading: Chapter 2, Chapter 3 Hand In: Problem Set 2 Class Problem: 1 Study Problems: P3-2A(a), P3-4A, P3-5B, P3-15B (a), P3-16B Hint: Viewing the YouTube video "The Black Widow" noted in Problem P5-5B may help you with today's in class problem

4) Tuesday, January 18
 Topic: Lecture 4 - Stoichiometry Batch Reading: Chapter 4 Hand In: Problem Set 3 Class Problem: 2 Study Problems: P4-2A(c-e)

5) Thursday, January 20
 Topic: Lecture 4 - Stoichiometry Flow Reading: Chapter 4, Section 4.1 Submit: PreLecture Quiz 4 Class Problem: 3 Study Problems: P4-8B, P4-10C

6) Tuesday, January 25
 Topic: Lecture 6 - Isothermal reactor design Reading: Chapter 5, Sections 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3 Hand In: Problem Set 4 ICG: Kin Chal II (36 min) Class Problem: 4 Study Problems: P5-2B (b), P5-4A

7) Thursday, January 27
 Topic: Lecture 7 - California Registration Exam Problem Reading: Chapter 5, Summary Notes on CDRom and Web Hand In: Problem Set 5 ICG: Mystery Theater(32 min) Class Problem: 5 Bring Quizdoms Study Problems: P5-15B, P5-17B, P5-19A

8) Tuesday, February 1
 Topic: Lecture 8 - Pressure drop Finish Reading: Chapter 5, Sections 5.4 and 5.5 Hand In: Problem Set 6 Class Problem: 6 Bring Laptops Study Problems: P5-2 (d,e), 5-7A, 5-5B (d), P5-23B

9) Thursday, February 3
 Topic: Lecture 9 - Membrane Reactors Finish Reading: Chapter 6 Study Problems: P5-9B, P5-10B, P5-11B, P6-2 (a), P6-4B, P6-14B Hand In: Problem Set 7

10) Tuesday, February 8
 Topic: Lecture 10 - Semibatch Reactors Class Problem: 8 Bring Laptops Finish Reading: Chapter 6 Study Problems: P6-6B, P6-7B, P6-12B Hand In: Problem Set 8

11) Thursday, Feburary 10
 Topic: Lecture 11 - Analysis of Rate Data Class Problem: 9 Bring Laptops Finish Reading: Chapter 7 Submit: PreLecture Quiz 10 Study Problems: P7-5B, P7-7B, P7-8B, P7-10B

12) Tuesday, February 13
 Topic: Lecture 12 - Multiple Reactions Class Problem: 10 Bring Laptops Finish Reading: Chapter 8, Sections 8.1, 8.2, 8.3 and 8.4; Study Problems P8-2B (d), P8-5B Hand In: Problem Set 9

Thursday, February 17 - MIDTERM EXAM I (*W11)
 Closed book, notes, and web

13) Tuesday, February 22
 Topic: Lecture 13 - Chapter 8: Multiple Reactions Class Problem: 11 Bring Laptops Finish Reading: Chapter 8, Sections 8.5, 8.6, 8.7 and 8.8 Study Problems: P8-10B, P8-11B, P8-17B Hand In: Problem Set 10

14) Thursday, February 24
 Topic: Lecture 14 - Chapter 8: Multiple Reactions Chapter 9: PSSH Class Problem: 12 Bring Laptops Finish Reading: Chapter 9, Section 9.1 and the cobra module Study Problems: P8-15B, P8-18B, P8-20B Hand In: Problem Set 11

SPRING BREAK

< 15) Tuesday, March 8 Topic:
 Lecture 15 - Enzyme Kinetics Reading: Section 9.2 Hand In: Problem Set 12 Study Problems: P9-4, P9-6 (a-c), P9-7 (a, b, c) ICG: The Great Race

16) Thursday, March 10
 Topic: Lecture 16 - Enzyme Kinetics, Inhibition, Bioreactors Class Problem: 13 Finish Reading: Section 9.3 and 9.4 Study Problems: P9-2A (b), P9-8 (a-c), P9-9, P9-11B, P9-19B Hand In: Problem Set 13 ICG: Enzymeman

17) Tuesday, March 15
 Topic: Lecture 17 - Energy Balance and Adiabatic Reactions Class Problem: 14 Bring Laptops Finish Reading: Sections 11.1, 11.2 and 11.3, also equilibrium conversion appendix Hand In: Problem Set 14 Study Problems: P11-5B, P11-10B

18) Thursday, March 17
 Topic: Lectures 18A and 18B - Reactors with Heat Exchange ICG Review: Finish Reading: Chapter 12, Sections 12.1 through 12.3 Study Problem: P12-21 (a,f) Hand In: Problem Set 15

19) Tuesday, March 22
 Topic: Lecture 19 - Applications of the Energy Balance to PFRs Class Problem: 15 Bring Laptops Finish Reading: Chapter 12, Section 12.4 Study Problems: P12-6B Hand In: Problem Set 16

20) Thursday, March 24
 Topic: Lecture 20 - Multiple Reactions with Heat Effects Class Problem: 16 Bring Laptops Finish Reading: Section 12.5 Study Problems: P12-23C Hand In: Problem Set 17 ICG: Heat Effects II (only the first 3 reactors)

21) Tuesday, March 29
 Topic: Lecture 21 - CSTR with Heat Effects Class Problem: 17 Bring Laptops Finish Reading: Sections 12.6 and 12.7 Study Problems: P12-17B, P12-18C Hand In: Problem Set 18

22) Thursday, March 31
 Topic: Lecture 22 - Reactor Safety Begin Catalysis Class Problem: 19 Bring Laptops and CDROM Finish Reading: Chapter 13 Study Problems: P13-4B, P13-5B, P13-8B Hand In: Problem Set 19 ICG: Heat Effects I

23) Tuesday, April 5
 Topic: Lecture 23 - Catalysis Class Problem: 20 Finish Reading: Chapter 13, Sections 13.3 and 13.4 and Chapter 10, Sections 10.1 through 10.2.2 Study Problems: P10-4A Hand In: Problem Set 20 [Comprehensive Exam]

24) Thursday, April 7
 Topic: Lecture 24 - Catalysis Class Problem: 21 Finish Reading: Sections 10.2.2 through 10.4.4 Submit: PreLecture Quiz 23 Study Problems: P10-7B, P10-9B

25) Tuesday, April 12
 Submit: Problem Set 21 Study Problems: P10-17D

26) Thursday, April 14 - MIDTERM EXAM II (*W11) Evening Exam

No Morning Class

 Practice Questions

27) Tuesday, April 19
 Topic: Lecture 25 - chemical vapor deposition (CVD) Class Problem: 22 Finish Reading: Chapter 10 Study Problems: P10-14B, P10-15A Hand In: Problem Set 22