CRE Asynchronous Learning

Unit 19



After completing Unit 15 of the text and associated website material, the reader will be able to:

  • Size isothermal reactors for reactions with Lanqmuir-Hinschelwood kinetics
  • Discuss the different types of catalyst deactivation and the rector types and describe schemes that can help offset the deactivation
  • Analyze catalyst decay and conversion for CSTRs and PFRs with temperature-time trajectories, moving bed

Reading Assignment

Text: Chapter 10, pages 473-496

Web: Read through the Summary Notes for Chapter 10, 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 17 located here

Time Estimate: 2.5 hours

Problem Assignment

Q101AQ10-1_A,Q102AQ10-2_A, doing the five iClicker questions here


P102AP10-2_A, completing the Interactive Computer Game (ICG) Heterogenous Catalysis


Time Estimate: 3 hours

Study Problems


Unit 19: Total Time Estimate: 5.5 hours