Reaction Engineering with Advanced Simulation
Thursday, September 24, 2015

In our last webinar, we looked at how simulation can be utilized in the design and scale-up of various reactors.

In this webcast, we continue to investigate the multiphase flow phenomenon within reactors in more detail. For example, in a trickle bed reactor the flow regime depends on many complex factors; if not accounted for this can lead to poor micro and macro distribution, resulting in catalyst activity loss and failure to meet product specifications.

The webcast addresses looking at advanced modeling methods to uncover such phenomena.

Many mixing vessels may develop deep vortices, these may be desirable or undesirable. They also result in an engulfment of gas from upper spaces into the liquid. While free surface modeling using VOF can be time consuming, one has to consider an efficient way to investigate such reactors which have various two phase regimes.

The webcast explores how gas bubble flow in a stirred vessel differs when modeled using Lagrangian models versus Eulerian models and its implications on accuracy and robustness of solution.

If you are a Process Engineer, Process Design Engineer, Engineering Manager/Project Manager, or Simulation/Modeling Engineer who is primarily involved in the design, scale-up, troubleshooting or operation of reactors, this webcast will show how CFD modeling can help improve and shorten your engineering process. Viewers learn how to set up advanced multiphase models for reactor engineering and learn their significance in modeling varied flow regimes in reactors.

Ravindra Aglave
Thomas Eppinger
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