UNIT OPERATIONS IUNIT OPERATIONS I
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McCabe W.L., Smith J.C. and Harriotte P., Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering, 7th
Ed. McGraw-Hill, 2001
Wilkes J.O., Fluid mechanics for chemical engineering, 2nd Ed., Prentice-Hall, 2006
Geankoplis C.J., Transport Processes and Separation Process Principles (includes Unit Operations), 4th ed., Prentice-Hall
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1-3 Definition of fluid, Property of fluid, Type of
Lecture/Quiz -Unit Conversion
-Design the piping
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4-6 Dimensional analysis Lecture/Quiz -Homework
3 5-9 .. 55 7-9 Mass Balance and Energy balance for fluid
4 12-16 ..
5 19-23 ..
10-12 Incompresible fluid flow in pipe, Larminar
and turbulent flow in pipes: Friction factor.
Friction factor chart. Friction from changes
in velocity or direction. Effect of fitting and
valves. Power required calculation for
transport of fluid
6 26-30.. 55 13-15 Compresible fluid flow in pipe: Adaibatic
flow, isothermal flow, isentropic flow, Power
required calculation for transport of fluid
7 3-7 .. 55 16-18 Transportation of fluids: Valves: categories
and types of valves, selection of valves.
Pipes and fitting. Pumps:centrifugal pumps
& positive displacement pumps. Instument
for measurement of fluid flow
Lecture/Quiz -Reading on pipes
8 11-14 ..
19-21 Applications of Berniullis equation.
Affinity (similarity) law for pumps.
Characteristic curves for pumps. Selection of
pumps. Fan, blowers and compressors. Fluid
Lecture/Quiz -Reading on fan,
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22-24 Powder/Particle characteristics, size
measurement, size distribution
Lecture/Quiz -Report technique
use to measure the
size of the particle
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11 2-4 .. 56 25-27 Flow past immersed bodies: Drag coefficients.
Friction in flow through beds of solid. Motion of
particles through beds of solid. Motion of particles
through fluids. Mechanics of particle motion.
Terminal velocity. Hindered setting.
- Example of calculation
12 7-11 .. 56 28-30 Principles of solid liquid separation
- Sedimentation: Setting phenomena in
sedimentation tank, Thickener and clarifier.
Factors affecting sedimentation, Discrete particle
setting, Zone setting, Area requirement from single
batch setting test and from solid-flux analysis,
capacity of tank, torque and power requirement,
differential setting and solid separation in
- Summary report of
- Self study how the
work via youtube and post
in Facebook page
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14 21-25 ..
31-33 Filtration: Types of filter- Batch and
continuous pressure filters, vacuum filters,
cost estimation of filter, filter medium, filter
aids, selection of filters
Lecture/Quiz -Summary report
- Self study of
youtube and post
in Facebook page
34-36 Centrifugal separation: Principle of
centrifuge separation of forced vortex
method in solid-solid and liquid-liquid
systems, Centrifugal sedimentation, Sigma
value and scale up, separation of liquid in
centrifuge, centrifugal filtration, equipment
Free vortex centrifugal separation in solid-
gas and solid-liquid systems, gas cyclone/
Lecture/Quiz -Self study for the
youtube and post
in the facebook
16 48 . 56 37-39 Particle/powder Transportation, pneumatic
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40-42 Fluidization: mechanism of fluidization.
Particulate fluidization. Aggregative
fluidization. Pressure drop in fluidized bed.
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43-45 Agitation and mixing of liquids: Agitation of
liquids. Agitation equipment. Flow patterns
in agitated vessels. Power consumption in
agitated vessels. Power number. Power
correlation. Effect of system geometry.
Blending and mixing. Scale-up of agitator
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20 4-8 .. 56
Casework & AssignmentCasework & Assignment
3 Pump/compressor/fan/blower Pump/valve Pump
1. 10 %2. 30 %3. 30 % (/ )4. 30 % (= x )