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Hendrickson February 20, 1999 11:46

LDPE Reactor Modeling
Does anyone know of consultants who can provide a CFD model of a Low Density Polyethylene autoclave reactor? The model would include: fluid mixing due to a stirrer and due to reactor feeds, temperature gradients, and reaction kinetics.

mounir February 22, 1999 08:33

Re: LDPE Reactor Modeling

see the works of : - Nolan K. Read, Simon X. Zhang and W. Harmon Ray : "Simulations of a LDPE reactor using computaional fluid dynamic", AICHE J. vol 43, No: 1, 104-117, 1997

-Tsai K. and R.O. Fox : "PDF modeling of turbulent mixing effects on initiator efficiency in a tubular LDPE reactor", AICHEJ., 42, 2926, 1996 regards mounir

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