Chapter 6. Chemical Reactions in Continuous –flow Microstructured Reactors

  1. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Kockmann
  1. Albert Renken and
  2. Lioubov Kiwi-Minsker

Published Online: 29 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527616749.ch6

Micro Process Engineering: Fundamentals, Devices, Fabrication, and Applications

Micro Process Engineering: Fundamentals, Devices, Fabrication, and Applications

How to Cite

Renken, A. and Kiwi-Minsker, L. (2006) Chemical Reactions in Continuous –flow Microstructured Reactors, in Micro Process Engineering: Fundamentals, Devices, Fabrication, and Applications (ed N. Kockmann), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527616749.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Laboratory for Design of Microsystems, University of Freiburg-IMTEK, Georges-Köhler-Allee 102, 79110 Freiburg, Germany

Author Information

  1. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, Lausanne, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 FEB 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312467

Online ISBN: 9783527616749

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • multichannel microreactors;
  • heat and mass transfer;
  • reactor safety;
  • process intensification by miniaturization;
  • pressure drop

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Characteristics of Continuous-flow Reactors

  • Temperature Control in Microchannel Reactors

  • Mass Transfer

  • Pressure Drop

  • Design Criteria for Microstructured Multichannel Reactors

  • Conclusions and Outlook