University of Calgary

ENCH 623 - Chemical Reactor Design - Winter 2024

Advanced study of design and operation of chemical reactors for both homogeneous and heterogeneous systems, batch, continuous flow stirred tank, tubular and multibed adiabatic reactors. Cold shot cooling in reactors. Optimal temperature gradients and yields. Catalyst effectiveness factors and optimal control with decaying catalysts. Analysis of sulphur plant reactor design including cost optimization.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Chemical Engineering 421 or consent of the Department.


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