Coursebooks

Advanced diffusional separation processes

ChE-402

Lecturer(s) :

Agrawal Kumar Varoon

Language:

English

Summary

This course aims to provide an in-depth understanding of diffusion and mass transfer, that is an essential tool for the chemical engineers.

Content

  1. Fundamentals of diffusion
  2. Diffusion in concentrated solutions
  3. Dispersion
  4. Diffusion coefficients in gases, liquids and solids
  5. Measurement of diffusion coefficient
  6. Brownian motion
  7. Stokes-Einstein equation
  8. Diffusion of interacting species
  9. Multicomponent Diffusion
  10. Fundamental of Mass Transfer
  11. Theories in Mass Transfer
  12. Diffusion in heterogeneous chemical reactions
  13. Controlled release and related phenomena
  14. Simultaneous heat and mass Transfer

 

 

Learning Prerequisites

Important concepts to start the course

Mass, and energy balance

Basics of diffusion and mass transfer

 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Teaching methods

 https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.turningTech.Responseware&hl=en-ca 
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/turningpoint/id300028504?mt=8

 

Expected student activities

Lecture and exercise (3 hr per week). The exercise will be solved during the lecture. 

Students are expected to solve 1-2 assignement problems every week. 

 

Assessment methods

written exam (mid term and final exam)

Assignments after every lecture, which will be graded.

 

 

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Resources

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

No

Bibliography

Diffusion: mass transfer in fluid systems 3rd ed.

Ressources en bibliothèque
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In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16 CM1121   
16-17    
17-18 CM1121   
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German