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CHEMENG 170: Kinetics and Reactor Design

CHEMENG 170 - Fall 2013 - Instructor: Bent, S.
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Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, c1991.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD501 .B7818 1991
New York : Wiley, c1977.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD502 .H54
3rd ed. New York : Wiley, c1999.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP157 .L4 1999

Course description

Chemical kinetics, elementary reactions, mechanisms, rate-limiting steps, and quasi-steady state approximations. Ideal isothermal and non-isothermal reactors; design principles. Steady state and unsteady state operation of reactors; conversion and limitations of thermodynamic equilibrium. Enzymes and heterogeneous catalysis and catalytic reaction mechanisms.



Library catalog for the Stanford Libraries

* Catalysis & kinetics

Chemical catalysis, kinetics, and reactions

Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2005.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD505 .M87 2005
Cambridge, UK : Royal Society of Chemistry, 2002.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD502 .C54 2002
New York : Springer ; New Delhi, India : Anamaya, c2006.
1st ed. Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2007.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD502 .A76 2007
Weinheim [Germany] : Wiley-VCH, c2003.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Request at circulation desk » QD505 .C46 2003
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QP601 .F725 2007
San Diego, Calif. : Elsevier Academic ; Oxford : Elsevier Science [distributor], 2010.
2nd, rev. and updated ed. Weinheim, Germany : Wiley-VCH, c2008.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Request at circulation desk » QP601.3 .B57 2008
2nd, completely rev. and extended ed. Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, c2006.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP156 .C35 H34 2006
Cambridge, Eng. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QP601.3 .G88 1995
New York : Springer, c2005.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD505 .V36 2005
Weinheim ; Cambridge : Wiley-VCH, c2006.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD505 .S256 2006

Books on catalysis

  1. volume editors: Takao Ikariya, Masakatsu Shibasaki ; with contributions by J-E. Bäckvall...[et al.].. 2011

  2. edited by Pierluigi Barbaro, Francesca Liguori. 2010

  3. edited by Carsten Bolm and F. Ekkehardt Hahn. 2009

    Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD505 .A28 2009

  4. Jens Hagen. 2006

    Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP156 .C35 H34 2006

  5. edited by Brian Heaton. 2005

    Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD505 .M43 2005

Books on chemical kinetics

  1. edited by R.G. Compton, G. Hancock. 1999

    Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD501 .B242 V.37

  2. by C. Olin Ball. 1960

    SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » Q11 .N5 V.84:ART.6

  3. Michel Soustelle. 2011

    Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD502 .S68 2011

  4. Luis Arnaut, Sebastiao Formosinho, Hugh Burrows. 2007

    Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD502 .A76 2007

  5. James E. House. 2007

    Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD502 .H68 2007

Books on chemical reactions

  1. by Peter Atkins. 2011

    Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD501 .A86 2011

  2. Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD511 .C45 2004

  3. G.E. Zaikov and A. Jimenez, editors. 2003

    Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD501 .Z295 2003

  4. James Keeler and Peter Wothers. 2003

    Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD501 .K44 2003

  5. Christopher E. Dateo. 1994

    Green Library » US Federal Documents » NAS 1.26:195221

Books on enzyme kinetics

  1. Andrés Illanes, Lorena Wilson, Carlos Vera. 2014

  2. Andres Illanes, Lorena Wilson and Carlos Vera. 2014

  3. Athel Cornish-Bowden. 2012

    Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QP601 .C756 2012

  4. Robert A. Alberty. 2011

  5. Robert A. Alberty. 2011

Books on heterogeneous catalysis

  1. edited by José A. Rodríguez, Jonathan C. Hanson, Peter J. Chupas. 2013

  2. Julian Ross. 2012

  3. Julian R.H. Ross. 2012

  4. Rutger Anthony van Santen and Matthew Neurock. 2006

    Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD505 .S256 2006

  5. edited by Alfred Hagemeyer, Peter Strasser, Anthony F. Volpe, Jr.. 2004

    Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD505 .H54 2004

* Reaction engineering

Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.
Engineering Library (Terman) » Stacks » TP358 .A55 2008
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2009.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD501 .R66 2009
[New York] : AIChE ; Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, c2007.
2nd ed. New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP157 .S32 2005
7th ed. / Boston : McGraw-Hill, c2005.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP155.2 .T45 S58 2005
2nd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, c2012.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP149 .E45 2012
San Diego : Academic Press, c1998.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP248.3 .S74 1998
Boca Raton : CRC/Taylor & Francis, 2006.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » TP248.25 .B55 H67 2006
2nd ed. Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis/CRC Press, 2006.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP156 .C35 S77 2006

Books on biochemical engineering

  1. Shijie Liu.. 2013

  2. Michael L. Shuler, Fikret Kargi. 2014

    Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Request at circulation desk » TP248.3 .S58 2014

  3. Kim Gail Clarke. 2013

    Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » TP248.3 .C53 2013

  4. Pauline M. Doran. 2013

    eReserve » Online item on course reading list » (No call number)

  5. Fabian E. Dumont and Jack A. Sacco, editors. 2009

Books on bioreactors

  1. Henry C. Lim, University of California, Irvine, Hwa Sung Shin, Inha University. 2013

    Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP248.25 .B55 L56 2013

  2. John Villadsen, Jens Nielsen, Gunnar Lidén.. 2011

  3. volume editors: Regine Eibl, Dieter Eibl. 2009

  4. Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP248.25 .B55 N53 2003

  5. K. Schügerl, K.-H. Bellgardt (eds.). 2000

    Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP248.25 .B55 B549 2000

Books on chemical processes

  1. edited by Alfonso Jimňez, PhD, Ali Pourhashemi, PhD ; Gennady E. Zaikov, DSc, and A.K. Haghi, PhD, reviewers and advisory board members. 2014

  2. Henry Valentine Mott. 2014

  3. Mohammad Farhat Ali, Bassam M. El Ali, James G. Speight. 2014

  4. Alireza Bahadori. 2014

  5. by Sam Mannan. 2014

Books on thermodynamics and chemical engineering

  1. J.M. Smith, H.C. Van Ness, M.M. Abbott. 1996

    Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP149 .S582 1996

  2. J. Richard Elliott, Carl T. Lira. 2012

    Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP149 .E45 2012

  3. Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP155.2 .T45 S58 2005

  4. Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP155.2 .T45 S58 2001

  5. Stanley I. Sandler. 1999

    Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » QD504 .S25 1999

* Digestive systems

4th ed. Boston : Benjamin Cummings, c2011.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QP34.5 .M454 2011
10th ed. Pacific Grove, CA : Brooks/Cole a division of Thomson Learning, Inc., c2004.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » SF761 .S796 2004
New York : Springer, c2003.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QR89.5 .B55 2003
1st ed. London ; New York : Chapman & Hall, 1996.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QL495 .B58 1996
London, New York, Academic Press, 1969-
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QL641 .G3 V.1
3rd ed., rev. and updated. Stuttgart ; New York : Thieme, c2013.
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San Diego, Calif. : Thunder Bay Press, [2009]
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QL696 .A558 T55 2009
2nd ed. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QP145 .S78 1995
Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QP145 .H94 1982
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QP145 .D565 1994
3rd ed. Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, c2009.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QL641 .V58 2009
Boston, Mass. : Blackwell on behalf of the New York Academy of Sciences, 2008.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » Q11 .N5 V.1125
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QL495 .C46 2004
Berlin ; New York : Springer, c1997.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QL739 .S65 1997
4th ed. Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, c2008.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QP141 .B38 2008
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QL737 .M3 H86 1999
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QP156 .M58 2010
Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, c2008.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » SF95 .M337 2008
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QP171 .L53 2008
Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier, 1986.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QP145 .M66 1986
1st ed. Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2011.
Marine Biology Library (Miller) » Stacks » QL639.1 .H6 V.30
Enfield, (NH) : Science Publishers, c2005.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QP145 .P46 2005

Color atlases from Thieme

  1. Jan Koolman, Klaus-Heinrich Roehm. 2013

    Medical Library (Lane) » Check Medical Library (Lane) catalog for status » THIEME BOOK

  2. Eberhard Passarge. 2013

    Medical Library (Lane) » Check Medical Library (Lane) catalog for status » THIEME BOOK

  3. Berthold Block ; [translator, Terry C. Telger].. 2012

    Medical Library (Lane) » Check Medical Library (Lane) catalog for status » THIEME BOOK

  4. Heinz Luellmann, Klaus Mohr, Lutz Hein ; illustrator, Juergen Wirth. 2011

    Medical Library (Lane) » Check Medical Library (Lane) catalog for status » THIEME BOOK


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Web of Science

For finding journal articles, use the Web of Science first. 

   Search terms could be: (Digestive system* OR digestion) AND (common name OR scientific name OR family name if you want to do a broader search)

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   Author(s): PENRY DL, JUMARS PA
   Source: AMERICAN NATURALIST   Volume: 129   Issue: 1   Pages: 69-96   Published: JAN 1987
   Times Cited: 231

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Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Stacks » TP248.2 .B5465 1991 INDEX
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Catalysis from A to Z explains briefly the important terms for every aspect of catalysis, whether biocatalysis, homogeneous catalysis, heterogeneous catalysis, or such related topics as spectroscopy or analytical methods. These also include abbreviations, brief biographic entries of important scientists who have worked in catalysis, trade names, important catalytic processes, named reactions, and other important keywords in the general field of catalysis.
1st ed. Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2005.
Biology Library (Falconer) » Stacks » QL495 .C737 2005 V.1
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5th ed. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, c2004-2007.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Reference (non-circulating) » TP9 .K54 2004 INDEX
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2nd, completely rev. and enl. ed. Weinheim : [Great Britain] : Wiley-VCH, 2002.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Request at circulation desk » QD505 .A67 2002 V.1
Homogeneous catalysis is the success story of organometallic chemistry. Bulk and fine chemicals, and even natural products are being produced via homogeneous organometallic catalysis. This handbook contains both basic research and industrial applications. It also has both state-of-the-art and concise treatment of important catalytic reactions and processes.
2nd ed. New York : Stockton Press, 1991.
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Reference (non-circulating) » TP248.3 .A853 1991
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