CRE Asynchronous Learning

Unit 12

Energy Balance and Adiabatic Operation


After completing Unit 12 of the text and associated website material, the reader will be able to:

  • Discuss each term in the energy balance
  • Describe the algorithm for CSTRs that are not operated isothermally
  • Size adiabatic and nonadiabatic CSTRs

Reading Assignment

Text: Chapter 11, pages 541-571

Web: Read through the Summary Notes for Chapter 11, and do the self-tests located here

Additionally, explore the Living Example Problems, Extra Help, Additional Materials, and so on under "Useful Links" here to further your understanding of the unit.

Lecture Notes: Read through the lecture notes for Lecture 19 located here

Time Estimate: 3.5 hours

Problem Assignment

Q116AQ11-6_A,Q117AQ11-7_A, doing the five iClicker questions here

P111A(a),(b)P11-1_A(a),(b), using either the Wolfram or Python LEPs,found here


P124AP12-4_A, completing the Interactive Computer Game (ICG) Great Race

Time Estimate: 2.5 hours

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Study Problems


Unit 12: Total Time Estimate: 6 hours