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Chemical Reactor Design and Technology

Overview of the New Developments of Energy and Petrochemical Reactor Technologies. Projections for the 90’s

  • Hugo I. de Lasa

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSE, volume 110)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. Alirio Rodrigues, Carlos Costa, Rosa Ferreira
    Pages 1-34
  3. Lars J. Christiansen, Jørgen E. Jarvan
    Pages 35-52
  4. Jacques Villermaux
    Pages 191-244
  5. H. de Lasa, S. L. P. Lee
    Pages 349-391
  6. Wolf-Dieter Deckwer
    Pages 411-461
  7. A. A. C. M. Beenackers, W. P. M. van Swaaij
    Pages 463-538
  8. A. Gianetto, F. Berruti
    Pages 631-685
  9. D. L. Cresswell
    Pages 687-728
  10. J. J. Lerou, G. F. Froment
    Pages 729-736
  11. C-. S. Yoo, A. G. Dixon
    Pages 749-757
  12. F. Kirkbir, B. Kisakurek
    Pages 779-794
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 821-838

About this book

Introduction

Today's frustrations and anxieties resulting from two energy crises in only one decade, show us the problems and fragility of a world built on high energy consumption, accustomed to the use of cheap non-renewable energy and to the acceptance of eXisting imbalances between the resources and demands of countries. Despite all these stressing factors, our world is still hesitatins about the urgency of undertaking new and decisive research that could stabilize our future, Could this trend change in the near future? In our view, two different scenarios are possible. A renewed energy tension could take place with an unpredictable timing mostly related to political and economic factors, This could bring again scientists and technologists to a new state of shock and awaken our talents, A second interesting and beneficial scenario could result from the positive influence of a new generation of researchers that with or without immediate crisis, acting both in industry and academia, will face the challenge of developing technologies and processes to pave the way to a less vulnerable society, Because Chemical Reactor Design and Technology activities are at the heart of these required new technologies the timeliness of the NATO-Advanced Study Institute at the University of Western Ontario, London, was very appropriate.

Keywords

dynamics energy consumption engine flow fluidized bed heat transfer hydrodynamics measurement methanol modeling modelling oleum reaction research transport

Editors and affiliations

  • Hugo I. de Lasa
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering ScienceThe University of Western OntarioLondonCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-4400-8
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1986
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-8457-4
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-4400-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0168-132X
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