Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1979, 44, 2352-2365

Control of the adiabatic flow reactor by feeding the catalyst solution

Josef Horák, Zina Sojková and František Jiráček

Department of Organic Technology, Prague Institute of Chemical Technology, 166 28 Prague 6


Control algorithm of the operating temperature is described in the reactor, which is operated at constant temperature and composition of the inlet mixture. The temperature is controlled by dosing a constant volume of the catalyst solution. The dosing frequency is determined according to the reaction temperature (deviation of the temperature from the desired value and the sign of the derivative of temperature). The control algorithm has been verified experimentally for the laboratory reactor in unstable steady state.