Coursebooks

Advanced diffusional 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 dilute solutions
  3. Diffusion in concentrated solutions
  4. Diffusion coefficients in gases, liquids and solids
  5. Diffusion of interacting species
  6. Multicomponent diffusion
  7. Dispersion
  8. Fundamental of mass transfer
  9. Theories and emperical correlations in mass transfer
  10. Diffusion with chemical reaction

Keywords

Diffusion, mass transfer, convection, dispersion, multicomponent diffusion

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.

 

 

Resources

Bibliography

Diffusion: mass transfer in fluid systems 3rd ed.

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16 GRB330   
16-17    
17-18 GRB330   
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