Aspects of mass transfer in gas-liquid oxidation reactions

Johannes Adriaan Aris Hoorn

    Research output: ThesisPhD Thesis - Research external, graduation UT

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    Abstract

    Chemical reactors in which reactants are present in both gas and liquid occur frequently in industry. The study of these type of reactors is quite a challenge in many aspects. Clever design and optimisation increase the profit of the chemical plant, improve safety and reduce the impact on the environment. In design and optimisation activities models are indispensible since large scale experiments are often not feasible and scale-up from lab experiments is required. The majority of models for gas-liquid reactors are based on the twofilm theory, Higbie's penetration theory or by Danckwerts modification.
    Original languageEnglish
    Awarding Institution
    • University of Twente
    Supervisors/Advisors
    • Versteeg, Geert, Supervisor
    Award date9 Dec 2005
    Place of PublicationUniversity of Twente
    Publisher
    Print ISBNs9090201300
    Publication statusPublished - 9 Dec 2005

    Keywords

    • METIS-226505
    • IR-50858

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    Hoorn, J. A. A. (2005). Aspects of mass transfer in gas-liquid oxidation reactions. University of Twente: University of Twente.