Justification of dead zone presence in catalyst pellets

Computer simulation in the chemical technology and engineering
Proceedings of the 2nd International Scientific Conference «Chemical Technology and Engineering»: June 24–28, 2019, Lviv: Lviv Polytechnic National University, 2018, pp. 36–37

Authors

First and Last Name Academic degree E-mail Affiliation
Mirosław Szukiewicz Sc.D. ichms [at] prz.edu.pl Rzeszow University of Technology
Rzeszow, Poland
Elżbieta Chmiel-Szukiewicz Ph.D. szukela [at] prz.edu.pl Rzeszow University of Technology
Rzeszow, Poland
Krzysztof Kaczmarski Sc.D. ichkk1 [at] prz.edu.pl Rzeszow University of Technology
Rzeszow, Poland
Adrian Szałek No szalek.adrian [at] gmail.com Rzeszow University of Technology
Rzeszow, Poland

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Abstract

Heterogeneous catalytic processes and biocatalitic processes are the most important types of the processes where existence of zones without reactants were reported. The aim of the work is justification of presence of dead zone in the catalyst pellet by experimental verification of a model solution. Good consistency of theretical and experimental results justify that dead zone is present inside the catalyst pellet.

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