Week 1: Introduction
Contents:
Definition, history and role of chemical engineers: Definition of chemical engineering, role of chemical engineers in society
Basic features of chemical process: Classifications and modes of chemical processes; basic features of chemical process and unit operation
Unit systems and dimensions: Dimensional homogeneity and its analysis, Analysis of problem with solution
Week 2: Process Variables and Rate
Contents:
Variables and properties of material in systems: Physical and transport properties of materials and mixtures, Analysis of problem with solution
Pressure and temperature of flow process: Pressure and temperature and their measurements in flow process, problem solving
Rate of chemical processes: Flow rate and its measurements, Flow rate and its measurements, Rate of momentum transfer, Rate of heat transfer, Rate of mass transfer, Analysis of problem with solution Solving problems3
Week 3: Fundamentals of Material Balance
Contents:
Principles of material balance and its calculation: basis of engineering calculations, the general material balance equation, Balances on single and multiple unit processes without reaction, Solving problems
Material balances on non-reactive processes: Material balances on non-reactive processes with recycle and bypass, Solving problems
Material balances on reactive processes: Material balances on reactive processes, Solving problems
Material balances on combustion processes: Material balances based on combustion reactions, Solving problems
Week 4: Basic Principles of Compressible System
Contents:
State equation of ideal gas and calculation: Basic equations of state for ideal gas and their calculations;
State equation of non-ideal gas and calculation: Basic equations of state for non-ideal gas and their calculations
Week 5: Basic Principles of Multiphase System
Contents
Phase equilibrium and Vapour Pressure: Phase equilibrium, Gibb’s phase law, Clausius-Clapeyron Equation, Antoine’s Equation, Cox Chart
Equilibrium laws: Raoul’s Law, Henry’s law, volatility, their calculations with examples
Saturation and Humidity: Principles of saturation, humidity, Psychometric chart and its use, problem solving
Process of phase change: Condensation, vaporization, Examples
Week 6: Energy and Its Forms
Contents:
Principles of Energy: concepts and units, Different forms of energy and their calculations, The general energy balance equation
Laws and Properties of thermodynamics: Laws of thermodynamics, definitions of thermodynamic properties like Heat capacity, enthalpy, entropy; Calculation of enthalpy changes (without change of phase), enthalpy changes for phase transitions
Heat of formation, reaction and solution: Definition and calculations
Week 7: Energy Balances on Non-reactive Processes
Contents:
The mechanical energy balance: basic understanding with example
Enthalpy balances without reaction: basic understanding with example
Energy balances on non-reactive processes of multiple inlet and outlet streams: basic understanding with example
Enthalpy balances for heat of solution: Analysis with example
Week 8: Energy Balances on Reactive Systems
Contents:
Energy balance with standard heat of reaction: basic understanding with example
Energy balance with heat of reaction: basic understanding with example
Energy balances on heat of combustion: basic understanding with example
Week 9: Balances on Unsteady State Processes
Contents:
Material balances of unsteady state process: basic understanding with example
Unsteady state energy balance: basic understanding with example; Example of simultaneous material and energy balance
Week 10: Computational Techniques
Contents:
The methods of least squares: Linear equation fitting with experimental data with example
Non-linear algebraic equation system: basic understanding with example
Numerical Integration: basic understanding with example
Week 11: Computer-aided Balance Calculations
Contents:
Degree of freedom analysis: basic understanding with example
Process flow sheeting and codes: basic understanding
Week 12: Case Studies on Chemical Process
Contents:
Case study-I on chemical process: Analysis with example
Case study-II on chemical process: Analysis with example 3
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