Mass Transfer

Mass Transfer
Hours: 3 0 3

Diffusion in Fluids Molecular and Eddy diffusion in a gas and liquid, Steady state diffusion under stagnant and laminar flow condition, Diffusion measurement and calculations, Ordinary diffusion in multicomponent gaseous mixtures, Diffusion in solids, Interface mass transfer, Theory of mass transfer, Concept of mass transfer coefficient, Overall mass transfer coefficient, Analogies between momentum and mass transfer coefficients, Distillation Vapour – Liquid equilibrium diagram, Raoult’s law derivations from ideality, Methods of distillation, Design and calculation of binary distillation column,Absorption theories of gas absorption, Design of absorption towers, Absorption with chemical reaction, Concept of NTU and HTU, Adsorption Ion-Exchange, Theories of adsorption of gases and liquids,Industrial adsorbents, Adsorption equipment for batch and continuous operation, Ion exchange,Principles, Applications and Equipment.Extraction Processes, Liquid-Liquid extraction, Leaching; General principles, Factors influencing the rate of extraction, Mass transfer in leaching operations.

Pre-requisites: CH214Co-requisites: None

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course

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