Details simple design methods for multiphase reactors in the chemical process industries * Includes basic aspects of transport in multiphase reactors and the importance of relatively reliable and simple procedures for predicting mass transfer parameters * Details of design and scale up aspects of several important types of multiphase reactors * Examples illustrated through design methodologies presenting different reactors for reactions that are industrially important * Includes simple spreadsheet packages rather than complex algorithms / programs or computational aid
Vishwas Govind Pangarkar was Professor and head of the Chemical Engineering Department of the University Institute of Chemical Technology in Mumbai, India. He has been actively engaged as a consultant in the chemical industry since 1974 for both Indian and overseas companies. He is the (co)author of three books and over 130 professional papers. He is the only Indian winner of both Herdillia and NOCIL Awards of The Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, which are for excellence in such diverse fields as basic research and industrial innovations.