Chemical Process Calculations

Course Code:
CH201
Credit:

4 (3-1-0)

Objective:

Introduction to Chemical Engineering Calculations

Description:

Introduction to Chemical Engineering Calculations:

Units and dimensions,the mole unit, conventions in methods of analysis and measurement, basis,
temperature, pressure, the chemical equation and stoichiometry.
Gases, Vapours, Liquids and Solids:

Ideal gas law calculations, real gas
relationships, vapour pressure and liquids, saturation, partial saturation and
humidity, introduction to vapour-liquid equilibria for multi-component systems,
material balances involving condensation and vaporization.
Material Balances: Material balance of physical processes with and without
chemical reaction, including recycle, purge and bypass.
Energy Balances: Concept and Units, calculation of enthalpy changes,
general balance with and without reactions, heats of solution and mixing.
Unsteady-state material and energy balances.
Solids, liquids and gaseous fuels, some industrial examples of the above,
simple estimation of physical properties (transport, thermodynamic) of fluids
and mixtures.
Text/Reference Books:
Himmelblau, D. M., “Basic Principles and Calculations in Chemical
Engineering,” 6th ed., Prentice-Hall of India.
Bhatt and Vora, “Stoichiometry,” 3rd ed., Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi.
Hougen, Watson and Ragatz, “Chemical Process Principles,” Vol. 1, Asia
Publishing House, New Delhi.
Saha, S. N., “Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering,” Dhanpat Rai Publishing
Co., New Delhi, 2000.

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Last updated on: Friday, June 24, 2011