CRE Asynchronous Learning

Unit 9

Analysis of Data


After completing Unit 9 of the text and the associated website material, the reader will be able to:

  • Determine the reaction order and specific reaction rate from experimental data obtained for either batch or flow reactors
  • Describe how to use equal-area differentiation, polynomial fitting, numerical difference formulas and regression to analyze experimental data to determine the rate law

Reading Assignment

Text: Chapter 7, pages 269-299

Web: Read through the Summary Notes for Chapter 7, 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 11 located here

Time Estimate: 2.5 hours

Problem Assignment

Q71AQ7-1_A,Q72AQ7-2_A, doing the five iClicker questions here

P72AP7-2_A, completing the Interactive Computer Game (ICG) Ecology

Go through the web modules on Wetlands. Write a question that requires critical thinking for a home problem based on the web module. Explain why you question requires critical thinking.

P71P7-1, using either the Wolfram or Python LEPs,found here



Time Estimate: 3.5 hours

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Study Problems



Unit 9: Total Time Estimate: 6 hours