Reactor Design (ENE316) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Reactor Design ENE316 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
ENE 305
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To introduce the fundamentals of rate laws, kinetics, and mechanisms of homogeneous and heterogeneous reactions, analysis of rate data, multiple reactions, and heat effects leading to the design of reactors.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Analyze reaction systems and reactors
  • Develop creative and critical thinking skills
  • Solve open ended problems
Course Content Definition of the rate of reaction, the general mole balance equation, batch and continuous flow reactors, conversion and reactor sizing, rate laws and stoichiometry, the reaction rate constant, the reaction order and the rate law, isothermal reactor design, pressure drop in reactors, collection and analysis of rate data, multiple reactions, maximi

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Definition of the Rate of Reaction Chapter 1
2 Conversion and Reactor Sizing Chapter 2
3 Rate Laws and Stoichiometry Chapter 3
4 Rate Laws and Stoichiometry Chapter 3
5 Isothermal Reactor Design Chapter 4
6 Isothermal Reactor Design Chapter 4
7 Isothermal Reactor Design Chapter 4
8 Collection and Analysis of Rate Data Chapter 5
9 Midterm Exam
10 Multiple Reactions Chapter 6
11 Steady-State Nonisothermal Reactor Design Chapter 8
12 Steady-State Nonisothermal Reactor Design Chapter 8
13 Steady-State Nonisothermal Reactor Design Chapter 8
14 Catalysis and Catalytic Reactors Chapter 10
15 Catalysis and Catalytic Reactors Chapter 10
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering, H. Scott Fogler, Prentice Hall, 2001
Other Sources 2. Chemical Reactor Analysis and Design, Gilbert F. Froment, Kenneth B. Bischoff, John Wiley & Sons, 1990
3. Chemical Engineering Kinetics, J.M. Smith, Mc Graw Hill, 1981

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 10 30
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 60
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 14 140
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering. X
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data. X
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs. X
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams. X
5 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems. X
6 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. X
7 An ability to communicate effectively. X
8 The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context. X
9 Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning. X
10 Knowledge of contemporary issues. X
11 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice. X
12 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 1 20 20
Homework Assignments 3 3 9
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 5 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 125