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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering I - AB409001
Title: Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering I
Guaranteed by: Department of Chemical Engineering (409)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Engineering
Actual: from 2019 to 2019
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:6
E-Credits: summer s.:6
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/3, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: not taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Additional information:
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Přibyl Michal prof. Ing. Ph.D.
Slouka Zdeněk doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : B409001, N409002, N409002A, N409502
Is interchangeable with: B409001
Examination dates   Schedule   
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Annotation -
The subject deals with describing processes and equipments of chemical, pharmaceutical and food industries. Students are acquainted with the computational procedures for the balance of matter and energy, the basics of hydrodynamic, heat and diffusion processes, including the principles of calculation of chemical reactors.
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Aim of the course -

Students will be able to:

Solve the material and energy balances for the basic units of chemical, food and pharmaceutical industry.

Know the principles of hydro-mechanical, heat and mass transfer processes from chemical-engineering point of view.

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Descriptors - Czech

K udělení zápočtu je nutné splnit tři kontrolní testy, každý minimálně na 40 % bodů. Pro splnění ústní zkoušky musí student úspěšně zodpovědět dvě otázky ze seznamu otázek. Výsledná známka je vypočítána z úspěšnosti kontrolních testů a ústní části zkoušky.

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Literature -

R:McCabe W.L, Smith J., Harriott P.: Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering, McGraw-Hill Professional, 2005, ISBN 0072848235

A:Couper J. R.: Chemical process equipment : selection and design, Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, 2010, ISBN 0123725062

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Learning resources -

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Syllabus -

1. Basic terminology. Systems. Principles of balancing. Mass and mole balance.

2. Balance of energy. Bernoulli equation.

3. Flow of fluid through pipes. Transport of fluids, pumps. Flow of fluid through porous medium.

4. Filtration, types of filters, filtration rate.

5. Balance of enthalpy.

6. Heat transfer, transfer coefficient. Heat exchange by conduction and convection.

7. Heat exchangers: types and design. Evaporators: types and design.

8. Diffusion separation processes. Mass transfer equipment. Equilibrium plate.

9. Liquid extraction of immiscible solvents: equipment, single-stage, repeated and countercurrent extraction.

10. Flash and differential distillation of binary mixtures.

11. Rectification in staged column.

12. Drying of solids, enthalpic humidity chart. Batch and continual dryers.

13. Chemical reactors and bioreactors, basic types. Material balance.

14. Chemical process equipment.

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Registration requirements -

Physical Chemistry I

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Course completion requirements -

To obtain the assessment, three tests must be accomplished, each with at least 40% success rate. To complete the oral exam, the student must successfully answer two questions from the list of questions. The resulting mark is calculated from the results of the tests and oral examination.

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