Reaction Analysis and Reactor Design using Aspen Plus

Enables the attendee to recognize the various reactor/reaction capabilities within Aspen Plus. Provides hands-on experience modeling various reactors and analyzing reaction results.

Audience:

Aspen Plus users who want to improve their skills at analyzing reactions and designing reactors

Training Details

  • Course Id:

    EAP2711

  • Duration:

    2 day(s)

  • CEUs Awarded:

    1.4

  • Level:

    Intermediate

Benefits

  • Enables the attendee to recognize the various reactor / reaction capabilities within Aspen Plus
  • rovides hands-on experience modeling various reactors and analyzing reaction results

Approach

  • Course notes containing lecture materials, examples, and workshops
  • Lecture topics are reinforced with demonstrations ¬†workshops throughout the session
  • Questions relating the course material to real life problems are encouraged

Pre-requisites

  • Previously attended EAP101 Aspen Plus: Process Modeling, or have a moderate understanding of Aspen Plus and its functionality
  • Understanding and working knowledge of the Aspen Plus graphical user interface

Agenda

Overview of Reactor Models
  • Introduce the various classes of reactor models available in Aspen Plus

Balanced Based Reactors
  • Detailed introduction to the specification and results of RYield and RStoic reactor models
  • Show how to enter reactions and review the RStoic model results
  • Workshop: Model the isomerization reactions of 1-Butene and determine the selectivity of Isobutylene to 1-Butene

Equilibrium Based Reactors
  • Detailed introduction to the specification options and results of the REquil and RGibbs equilibrium reactor models
  • Workshop: Study the effect of reactor temperature on an equilibrium reactor model

Kinetic Based Reactors
  • Detailed introduction to the specification and results of the RCSTR, RPlug, and RBatch reactor models
  • Workshop: Determine the production rate of an ethyl-acetate product from a kinetics-based CSTR
  • Workshop: Evaluate multiple heat transfer/energy removal options on a plug-flow reactor
  • Workshop: Simulate batch-wise Alkyl Glyceryl Ether reactions using a RBatch reactor

Reaction Specifications
  • Introduce the different types of reactions that can be specified in Aspen Plus reactor models
  • Workshop: Set up a kinetic plug flow reactor model based on the LHHW kinetic approach

User Kinetics
  • Write you own user kinetics Fortran routine
  • Associate a Fortran kinetics routine with a reactor unit operation
  • Workshop: Model a power law rate of reaction model using a Fortran kinetics routine in an RCSTR

Important Reactor Information
  • Review details on additional reaction considerations in Aspen Plus

Non-Ideal Reactors
  • Introduce the concept of non-ideal specialty reactor calculations in Aspen Plus
  • Workshop: Consider a variety of unique and non-ideal reaction options in a plug flow reactor

Data Fitting
  • Introduce the specification and results of a data fitting calculation in Aspen Plus and its relationship to generating reaction model data
  • Workshop: Use the Aspen Plus data fitting procedure to calculate activation energy for use in a Power Law kinetic model

Register for a Class

Date Class Type Location Price Language
Date(s): 10/11/2021 - 10/12/2021 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Americas Price: (USD) 1400.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 09/27/2021 - 09/28/2021 Type: Public Classroom Location: 2500 Citywest Blvd, Suite 1600
Houston , Texas USA 77042
Price: (USD) 1400.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 12/13/2021 - 12/14/2021 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Americas Price: (USD) 1400.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 09/27/2021 - 09/28/2021 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Latin America Price: (USD) 800.00 Language: Spanish Register
Date(s): 10/25/2021 - 10/26/2021 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Latin America Price: (USD) 800.00 Language: Spanish Register
Date(s): 12/20/2021 - 12/21/2021 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Latin America Price: (USD) 800.00 Language: Spanish Register
Date(s): 01/17/2022 - 01/18/2022 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Americas Price: (USD) 1400.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 03/14/2022 - 03/15/2022 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Americas Price: (USD) 1400.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 04/18/2022 - 04/19/2022 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Americas Price: (USD) 1400.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 06/13/2022 - 06/14/2022 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Americas Price: (USD) 1400.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 07/18/2022 - 07/19/2022 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Americas Price: (USD) 1400.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 09/12/2022 - 09/13/2022 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Americas Price: (USD) 1400.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 10/17/2022 - 10/18/2022 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Americas Price: (USD) 1400.00 Language: English Register
Date(s): 12/12/2022 - 12/13/2022 Type: Public Virtual Location: Virtual-Americas Price: (USD) 1400.00 Language: English Register

Aspen Technology, Inc. awards Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for training classes conducted by our organization. One CEU is granted for every 10 hours of class participation.