# PY3601: Heat and Mass Transfer Operations syllabus for Pharma 2021 regulation

Heat and Mass Transfer Operations detailed syllabus for Pharmacy (Pharma) for 2021 regulation curriculum has been taken from the Anna University official website and presented for the Pharma students. For course code, course name, number of credits for a course and other scheme related information, do visit full semester subjects post given below.

For Pharmacy 6th Sem scheme and its subjects, do visit Pharma 6th Sem 2021 regulation scheme. The detailed syllabus of heat and mass transfer operations is as follows.

#### Unit I

FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS AND CONDUCTIVE HEAT TRANSFER 12
Introduction to transfer processes – heat, mass and momentum – heat transfer process -conductors and insulators – conduction – Fourier’s equation – thermal conductivity and thermal resistance – linear heat flow – heat transfer through homogenous wall – Heat flow through cylinders and sphere – Extended surfaces (fins) –– solving problems in heat transfer by conduction.

#### Unit II

HEAT TRANSFER: CONVECTION 12
Newton Rikhman’s law – film coefficient of heat transfer – convection – free and forced convection – dimensional analysis and its application – factors affecting the heat transfer coefficient in free and forced convection heat transfer – overall heat transfer coefficient – solving problems in heat transfer by convection.

#### Unit IV

MASS TRANSFER DIFFUSION, EXTRACTION AND ABSORPTION 12
Introduction to Mass transfer – Fick’s law for molecular diffusion – molecular diffusion in gases, liquids and solids – Introduction to Absorption- Equilibrium in gas liquid system- Minimum Liquid rate- Height equivalent to theoretical plate. Liquid – liquid extraction – solvent characteristics,

#### Unit V

Concept of distillation, Vapour liquid equilibria, Henry’s Law, Raoults Law –Volatility- relative volatility. Methods of distillation- Simple or Differential distillation, Rayleigh’s equation – Steam distillation. Adsorption – Types of adsorption, nature of adsorbents, adsorption equilibria, adsorption isotherms

#### Course Outcomes:

The students will be able to

1. Elucidate the theory behind conduction mode of heat transfer and solving problems related to it.
2. Recognize the theory behind convection mode of heat transfer and solving problems related to it.
3. Acquire the basics of radiation mode of heat transfer and its theory and problem solving related to radiation.
4. Appreciate the principle behind heat exchangers and its working
5. Define the theory of mass transfer.
6. Recognize the problems related to heat and mass transfer in pharmaceutical industry