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Fundamental Concepts and Computations in Chemical Engineering by Vivek Utgikar

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Chapter 9. Computations in Chemical Engineering Kinetics

A knowledge of the rate, or time dependence, of chemical change is of critical importance for the successful synthesis of new materials.

—Yuan T. Lee1

1. 1986 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Yuan T. Lee is known for his work on chemical reaction dynamics. Quotation source: Nobel Lecture, December 1986, www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1986/lee-lecture.pdf

Thermodynamic analysis of systems, using the principles described in Chapter 8, “Computations in Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics,” allows us to determine the magnitude, efficiency, and directionality of the changes occurring in the system [1]. Unfortunately, these analyses do not provide any information about the rate ...

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