CRE Asynchronous Learning

Unit 14

Derivation Energy Balance and Its Application to a PFR


After completing Unit 14 of the text and associated website material, the reader will be able to:

  • Describe the algorithm for PFRs and PBRs with heat exchange
  • Size adiabatic and nonadiabatic PFRs and PBRs

Reading Assignment

Text: Chapter 12, pages 591-620

Web: Read through the Summary Notes for Chapter 12, 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 20 located here

and those for Lecture 21 located here

Time Estimate: 2.5 hours

Problem Assignment

Q121AQ12-1_A,Q122AQ12-2_A, doing the five iClicker questions here

P124AP12-4_A, completing the Interactive Computer Game (ICG) Heat Effects 2




Review the types of Socratic questions that are at the heart of critical thinking. Write an in-depth critical thinking question specific to Problem P12-5C (please do not simply paraphrase the question in the preface). Describe why your question requires critical thinking. Submit electronically to your professor.

Time Estimate: 4 hours

Study Problems



Unit 14: Total Time Estimate: 6.5 hours