Molecular and eddy diffusion in gases and liquids, steady state diffusion under stagnant and laminar flow conditions Diffusivity measurement and prediction , multicomponent diffusion, diffusion in solids and its applications.
Mass Transfer Coefficients
Concept of mass transfer coefficients, mass transfer under laminar and turbulent flow past solids, boundary layers, mass transfer at fluids surfaces correlation of mass transfer coefficients, JD,HTU,and NTU concepts, theories of mass transfer and their applications, interphase mass transfer and over all mass transfer coefficients in binary and multicomponent systems, application to gas-liquid and liquid-liquid systems.
Humidification And Air Conditioning
Basic concepts, psychrometric chart construction, Humidification and dehumidification operations, design calculations, cooling tower principle and operation, types of equipment, design calculation.
Theory and mechanism of drying, drying characteristics of materials, batch and continuous drying, calculation for continuous drying, drying equipment, design and performance of various drying equipments.
Nuclei formation and crystal growth, theory of crystallisation, growth coefficients and the factors affecting these in crystallisation, batch and continuous industrial crystallisers, principle of design of equipment.
Mass Transfer Operations Text Books
- Coulson, J.M., Richardson, J.F., ” Chemical Engineering “, Pergamon Press, 1977.
- Foust, A.S.Wenzel, L.A., Clump, C.W., Naus, L., and Anderson, L.B., ” Principles of Unit Operations “, Second Edition, Wiley, 1980.
Mass Transfer Operations References
- Treybal, R.E., ” Mass Transfer Operations “, McGraw-Hill Kogakusha, 1980.
- Sherwood, T.K., Pigford, R.L., and Wilke, C.R., ” Mass Transfer “, McGraw-Hill, 1976.
- Mccabe, W.L., Smith, J.C., and Harriot, P., ” Unit Operations in Chemical Engineering “, McGraw-Hill Edn, 1993.
- Roman Zarzytci, Andrzai Chacuk, ” Absorption: Fundamentals and Application “, Pergamon Press, 1993.
- Skelland, A.H.P., ” Diffusional Mass Transfer “, Krieger, Malabar FL (1985).
- Strigle (jr), R.F., ” Packed Tower Design and Applications “, Second Edition, Gulf Publishing Company, USA., 1994.
- Strumila, C.Kudra, T., ” Drying Principles: Applications and Design “, Gordan and Breath Science Publishers, U.K., 1986.