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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering I - N409002A
Title: Chemické inženýrství I
Guaranteed by: Department of Chemical Engineering (409)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Engineering
Actual: from 2019 to 2019
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:6
E-Credits: winter s.:6
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/3, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / 14 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Additional information:
Guarantor: Basařová Pavlína doc. Dr. Ing.
Přibyl Michal prof. Ing. Ph.D.
Jahoda Milan doc. Dr. Ing.
Interchangeability : N409002, N409502
Is interchangeable with: N409002, AB409001, B409001
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: Jahoda Milan doc. Dr. Ing. (20.08.2013)
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.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Jahoda Milan doc. Dr. Ing. (20.08.2013)

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.

Literature -
Last update: Jahoda Milan doc. Dr. Ing. (20.08.2013)

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

Learning resources -
Last update: Jahoda Milan doc. Dr. Ing. (20.08.2013)

Syllabus -
Last update: Jahoda Milan doc. Dr. Ing. (08.11.2012)

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

Registration requirements -
Last update: Jahoda Milan doc. Dr. Ing. (20.08.2013)

Physical Chemistry I

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 2.5 70
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1 28
4 / 6 98 / 168
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Continuous assessment of study performance and course -credit tests 60
Oral examination 40