Coursebooks

Diffusion and mass transfer

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

Course 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 in nanoporous materials

6.     Multicomponent diffusion

7.     Dispersion

8.     Theories in mass transfer

9.     Diffusion in chemical reactions

10.  Modeling diffusion in membranes

 

Keywords

Diffusion, mass transfer coefficient, convection, dispersion, multicomponent diffusion, mass transfer with reaction

 

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

Projected slides for students in the classroom

Slides will be shared by zoom

Recorded lectures would also be available

Lecture notes will be available on course moodle page

Expected student activities

Active participation in every class (taking down lecture notes, solving exercise, in-class discussion, quizzes)

 

 

Assessment methods

Weekly homework (50%)

Final exam (50%)

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Resources

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

No

Bibliography

Diffusion: mass transfer in fluid systems by Cussler

 

Ressources en bibliothèque
Moodle Link

In the programs

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