University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Taught In English
CHE2031F, CEM2007F, DP in CHE2035S, MAM3085F.
Host University Units12
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units3
Hours & Credits
This course covers Isothermal Homogeneous Reactor Design: Concepts of mole (mass) balances over reactions with ideal flow patterns (plug flow, mixed flow, batch, semi-batch, membrane, bio-chemical, reactors with recycle). Combining and sequencing reactor types. Reaction rate laws, reaction kinetics and elementary reactions. Designing reactors with ideal flow pattern for single and multiple reactions and bio-chemical reactions. Interpreting and analysing experimental reaction data.
DP requirements: Satisfactory performance in tutorials; minimum of 40% for class mark.
Assessment: Tutorial Tests, Class tests mini project; June examination 3 hours.
Sub-minimum: 40% in the final exam.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.