Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : CH3275 : Chemical Reaction Engineering Laboratory {0-0-3 / 2}
Subject Nature : Practical
Coordinator : Prof. Sujit Sen


1. Study and operation of a packed bed reactor
2. Study and operation of a batch reactor
3. Study and operation of a CSTR
4. Study and operation of a plug flow reactor
5. Study and operation of a cascade CSTR
6. Study and operation of an adiabatic batch reactor
7. Study and operation of a Trickle bed reactor
8. Study and operation of a Condensation polymerization reactor
9. Study and operation of a Emulsion polymerization reactor
10. RTD study in a CSTR
11. RTD study in a plug flow reactor
12. Study and operation of a coiled tubular reactor.

Course Objectives

  1. To learn about the different types of reactors
  2. To learn about carrying out reaction in different types of reactors to verify theoretical principles
  3. To learn about the design of reactors
  4. To learn about the estimation of reaction parameters practically

Course Outcomes

Students will be able to
1. Learn how to experimentally verify various theoretical principles
2. Visualize practical implementation of chemical engineering equipment
3. Develop experimental skills in the area of reaction engineering

Essential Reading

  1. O Levenspiel, Chemical Reaction Engineering, John Wiley & Sons Inc. , 3rd Edition, 1999
  2. S. H. Fogler, Elements of chemical reaction engineering, Prentice Hall India , 5th Edition, 2016

Supplementary Reading

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