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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Chemical Engineering B - N409063
Title: Chemické inženýrství B
Guaranteed by: Department of Chemical Engineering (409)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Engineering
Actual: from 2022
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:7
E-Credits: winter s.:7
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/3, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Is provided by: B409004
For type:  
Additional information:
Guarantor: Štěpánek František prof. Ing. Ph.D.
Lindner Jiří Ing. Ph.D.
Is interchangeable with: B409004
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: Štěpánek František prof. Ing. Ph.D. (30.09.2013)
Chemical engineering B is part of a two-semester course of Chemical Engineering for the Chemistry stream at the bachelor's level. It introduces key concepts of unit operations, their quantitative description, scale-up, and design in the context of industrial R&D. The course covers unit operations based on the momentum, heat and mass transfer, such as chemical reactors, separation processes (extraction, absorption, distillation, adsorption, membrane-based separations), particulate processes (agglomeration, milling), and finally with the basics concepts of process design.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Štěpánek František prof. Ing. Ph.D. (30.09.2013)

Students will be able to:

  • describe the principles of selected unit operations
  • carry out design and analytical calculations for these unit operations
  • make rational choice of process alternatives

Literature -
Last update: SEK409 (08.10.2013)

R: Schreiberová et al.: Chemické inženýrství I, skriptum VŠCHT v Praze, 3. ed. 2011 (in Czech)

A: J. R. Couper et al.: Chemical Process Equipment Selection and Design, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2010

A: Holdich, R.: Fundamentals of Particle Technology, Midland Information Technology & Publishing, Shepshed, U. K. 2002, ISBN 0-9543881-0-0

Learning resources -
Last update: Štěpánek František prof. Ing. Ph.D. (30.09.2013)

Syllabus -
Last update: Štěpánek František prof. Ing. Ph.D. (30.09.2013)

1. Chemical reactors I (CSTR, PFR, batch reactor).

2. Chemical reactors II (non-isothermal reactors, heterogeneous catalytic reactions).

3. Fundamentals of mass transfer (diffusion, mass transfer coefficient, classification of diffusion separation processes, concept of equilibrium stage).

4. Liquid-liquid extraction.

5. Absorption.

6. Distillation I (flash and batch distillation).

7. Distillation II (design of distillation tower).

8. Adsorption and chromatography.

9. Membrane separation processes.

10. Particle size reduction.

11. Particle size enlargement.

12. Fundamentals of process design.

13. Form lab to production (scale-up, safety, techno-economic analysis).

14. Overview and comparison of unit operations

Registration requirements -
Last update: Štěpánek František prof. Ing. Ph.D. (30.09.2013)

Chemické inženýrství A (Chemical Engineering A)

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Konzultace s vyučujícími 0.5 14
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 2 56
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 2 56
Účast na seminářích 1.5 42
7 / 7 196 / 196
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Continuous assessment of study performance and course -credit tests 60
Oral examination 40