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Course, academic year 2020/2021
Adsorption Processes - N216012
Title: Adsorpční procesy
Guaranteed by: Department of Gaseous and Solid Fuels and Air protection (216)
Actual: from 2019 to 2020
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:3
E-Credits: winter s.:3
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0 C+Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Is provided by: M216009
For type:  
Guarantor: Ciahotný Karel doc. Ing. CSc.
Is interchangeable with: M216009
Annotation -
Last update: Ciahotný Karel doc. Ing. CSc. (17.08.2016)
The course is focused on adsorbent materials, their properties, production and use of various types of adsorption materials in the practice. In the lectures, students will learn the basic types of industrially produced adsorbents based on inorganic materials and carbon-based materials, procedures, testing of their properties and areas of their application in technical practice. They are taught the basic theoretical equations and relations used for description of the adsorption (Langmuir, Freundlich, BET, Dubinin), and students will learn how to practically apply these equations to describe adsorption. The next part of the course is focused on the description of the adsorption equipment used in the industry by flue gas purification, purification of sewage and heating gas, potable and waste water cleaning and other adsorption processes used in many other cases.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Ciahotný Karel doc. Ing. CSc. (17.08.2016)

Students will learn the different types of adsorption materials, their basic properties, area of its application, types of adsorption equipment used in technical practice and their operating conditions.

Literature -
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R:Study materials from the lectures.

A: Marsh H. Rodriguez-Reinoso F.: Activated carbon, Elsevier, 2006

R: Bathen D., Breitbach M.: Adsorptionstechnik, Springer Verlag, 2001

Learning resources -
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Ullmann-encyclopedia of industrial chemistry:

Syllabus -
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1. Theoretical fundamentals of adsorption, the basic terms used in the field of adsorption.

2. Basic mechanisms of adsorption (the differences of physical adsorption and chemisorption, examples).

3. Basic theories of adsorption, adsorption equations and their application in practice.

4. Practical application of adsorption theory in the evaluation of measured data and calculations of the adsorption equipment.

5. Basic types of adsorption materials (activated carbon, zeolite adsorbent, sillicagels) and their characteristics.

6. Significant properties of adsorbents (BET surface area, pore volume ads., strength, bulk density, real and apparent density).

7. Methods of testing of adsorbents (gravimetric, volumetric, flow, static).

8. Basic techniques to production of carbon adsorbents.

9. Basic techniques to production of adsorbents on inorganic basis.

10. Adsorption equipment used in technical practice in cleaning of gaseous mixtures.

11. Adsorption equipment for the treatment of drinking and waste water and for other industrial applications.

12. Design of adsorption device (procedure of device designing, determination of correct operating parameters, calculation examples).

13. The fields of use of adsorbents and adsorption techniques in the technical practice, procedures of reactivation and disposal of used adsorbents.

14. The largest manufacturers of carbon and inorganic adsorbents in the world, the development of world markets.

Registration requirements -
Last update: Ciahotný Karel doc. Ing. CSc. (17.08.2016)

Mathematics A

Physical Chemistry I

Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering I

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Ciahotný Karel doc. Ing. CSc. (29.01.2018)

The requirement for the successful ending of the course is successful passing of the test and successful passing of the oral examination. Classification of the written and oral parts of the examination, according to the Study and examination regulations University of Chemical Technology Prague, as amended.

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 0,5 14
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1,5 42
3 / 3 84 / 84
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 25
Examination test 25