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Table 1

Critical design parameters reproduced from Inglezakis and Poulopoulos (2006).

Parameter Comments
L/Us Critical
L/dp Minimal effect if it is higher than 150
L/D Minimal effect if it is greater than 5
D/dp Minimal effect if it is higher than 30 and geometrical similarity can be ignored
Rep Minimal effect if L/dp > 150
dp Critical
Ε Minimal effect if dp/D& <& 0.1
Us Minimal effect if solid diffusion is rate-controlling and if the unit operation is in up-flow mode

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