5th Sem, Petrochem

18PC55: Mass Transfer Operations Petrochem Syllabus for BE 5th Sem 2018 Scheme VTU

Mass Transfer Operations detailed Syllabus for Petrochem Engineering (Petrochem), 2018 scheme has been taken from the VTUs official website and presented for the VTU students. For Course Code, Subject Names, Teaching Department, Paper Setting Board, Theory Lectures, Tutorial, Practical/Drawing, Duration in Hours, CIE Marks, Total Marks, Credits and other information do visit full semester subjects post given below.


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Course Learning Objectives:

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Module-1

Types of diffusion in fluids. Types of diffusion in solid. Measurement and calculations of diffusivities. Mass transfer coefficients and their correlations. Theories of mass Transfer. Inter phase mass transfer. Material balance for co-current, cross-current and counter-current operations. Concept of stages, cascades operation, NTU and HTU concepts. Humidification: General theory, Psychrometric chart. Concepts in humidification dehumidification. Design of cooling towers.

Module-2

Drying: Introduction, Equilibria, Drying rate curves.Mechanism of drying, types of dryers. Design of batch and continuous dryers. Adsorption: Theories of adsorption. Isotherms, Industrial adsorbents. Equipment, Batch & continuous multistage adsorption.

Module-3

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Module-4

Distillation: Introduction Vapour liquid equilibria (T-x, y, P-x, y H-x, y and x-y diagrams for binary mixtures). Relative volatility. Prediction of VLE from vapour pressure data using Raoult’s law. VLE for multi-component systems. Non-ideal systems. Azeotropes. Immiscible systems. Steam distillation, Flash and simple distillation. Distillation (Cont i): Multi-stage rectification column. Design using McCabe Thiele and Lewis-Sorel methods for binary mixtures. Distillation (Cont i): Ponchon-Savarit method. Introduction to Multicomponent distillation, Vacuum, molecular, extractive and azeotropic distillations.

Module-5

Liquid-Liquid Extraction: Ternary equilibrium. Solvent selection. Single stage. Multi-stage cross-current, counter-current extraction. Equipment for liquid-liquid extraction. Leaching Operation: Equipment for leaching. Preparation of solids for leaching. Equilibrium diagrams. Calculation of single stage and multi-stage leaching operation.

Course Outcomes:

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Question Paper Pattern:

  • The question paper will have ten questions.
  • Each full Question consisting of 20 marks
  • There will be 2 full questions (with a maximum of four sub questions) from each module.
  • Each full question will have sub questions covering all the topics under a module.
  • The students will have to answer 5 full questions, selecting one full question from each module.

Text Books:

  1. Mass Transfer Operations-Robert E Treybal,3rd Edition, McGrawHill,1981.
  2. Unit Operations of ChemicalEngineering-McCabe&Smith,6th Edition, Mc Graw Hill, 2001.

Reference Books:

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