Mixing in Chemical Reactors

  • Octavian Iordache
Part of the Understanding Complex Systems book series (UCS, volume 70)


The mixing plays a fundamental role in domains as fluid dynamics, chemical engineering, environmental studies and pharmacology.

Discrete and continuous time models, based on model categorification method have been developed. The residence time distributions, RTD, for multi-scale imperfect mixing are expansions in terms of Meixner and Laguerre polynomials.

The resulting RTD are compared to different models of imperfect mixing.

Local anesthetic effects on membranes are presented in the general PSM framework.

The SDG solution for imperfect mixing is exposed.


Chemical Reactor Dead Space Discrete Model Laguerre Polynomial Residence Time Distribution 
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