Optimal operation of a tubular chemical reactor

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dc.contributor.author Newberger, Mark Richard en_US
dc.contributor.author Kadlec, Robert H. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2006-04-28T15:43:47Z
dc.date.available 2006-04-28T15:43:47Z
dc.date.issued 1971-12 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Newberger, Mark R.; Kadlec, Robert H. (1971)."Optimal operation of a tubular chemical reactor." AIChE Journal 17(6): 1381-1387. <http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/37363> en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0001-1541 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1547-5905 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/37363
dc.description.abstract A theoretical and experimental study was conducted on the optimal steady state operation of a jacketed, tubular, liquid-phase reactor in which consecutive second-order reactions occurred in turbulent flow. To verify the proposed mathematical model, diethyl adipate was saponified with sodium hydroxide in aqueous solution. The 150 ft. long reactor jacket was divided into 5, 30 ft. sections. Hot water flow rates in the jacket sections were chosen to maximize the concentration of monoethyl adipate ion at the reactor exit. The plug-flow model and a position-dependent heat transfer coefficient accurately described temperature and concentration profiles. The Pontryagin maximum principle was used to choose idealized reactor temperature and wall heat flux profiles which would maximize the exit concentration of monoester. The maximum principle was shown to be an effective tool for this type of reactor optimization. A technique is given for optimizing more complex reaction systems. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher American Institute of Chemical Engineers en_US
dc.publisher Wiley Periodiocals, Inc. en_US
dc.subject.other Chemistry en_US
dc.subject.other Chemical Engineering en_US
dc.title Optimal operation of a tubular chemical reactor en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.rights.robots IndexNoFollow en_US
dc.subject.hlbsecondlevel Chemical Engineering en_US
dc.subject.hlbtoplevel Engineering en_US
dc.subject.hlbtoplevel Science en_US
dc.description.peerreviewed Peer Reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationum University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationum University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 en_US
dc.description.bitstreamurl http://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/2027.42/37363/1/690170619_ftp.pdf en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aic.690170619 en_US
dc.identifier.source AIChE Journal en_US
dc.owningcollname Interdisciplinary and Peer-Reviewed
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