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Syllabus for

Academic year
KAA060 - Transport phenomena in chemical engineering  
Transportprocesser
 
Syllabus adopted 2019-02-19 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: TKKMT
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Fail
Education cycle: First-cycle
Major subject: Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering with Engineering Physics, Chemical Engineering
Department: 21 - CHEMISTRY AND CHEMICAL ENGINEERING


Teaching language: Swedish
Application code: 53112
Open for exchange students: No
Maximum participants: 180
Only students with the course round in the programme plan

Module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0193 Examination 7,5 c Grading: TH   7,5 c   14 Jan 2020 am H   02 May 2020 am DIST   18 Aug 2020 am J

In programs

TKAUT AUTOMATION AND MECHATRONICS ENGINEERING, Year 3 (elective)
TKBIO BIOENGINEERING, Year 2 (compulsory)
TKKEF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING WITH ENGINEERING PHYSICS, Year 2 (compulsory)
TKKMT CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, Year 2 (compulsory)

Examiner:

Anders Rasmuson

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Eligibility:

In order to be eligible for a first cycle course the applicant needs to fulfil the general and specific entry requirements of the programme(s) that has the course included in the study programme.

Course specific prerequisites

Basic and applied mathematics and mechanics. Applied mathematics can be studied in parallel.

Aim

Give basic understanding of transport of momentum, heat and mass and how this knowledge is applied in chemical engineering

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

Give basic understanding of transport of momentum, heat and mass and how this
knowledge is applied in chemical engineering.

In particular, understand and be able to apply:

  • Transport mechanisms and expressions
  • Balances
  • Bernoulli's equation
  • Dimensional analysis and dimensionless numbers
  • Laminar/turbulent flows
  • Flow around submerged objects and drag
  • Pressure drop in pipe systems
  • Boundary layers
  • Transport resistances in series
  • Free and forced convection
  • Heat exchange
  • Film theory
  • Analogies

Content

Balance principles for momentum, heat and mass. Transport mechanims. Ideal and real fluids, friction and viscosity, compressiblity, laminar/turbulent flows. Continuity, Bernoulli's and Navier-Stokes equations. Boundary layers. Pressure drop in pipe systems. Flow around submerged objects, drag.

Fouriers law, heat conduction. Free and forced convection. Heat transfer coefficients. Heat transfer in series and parallel. Heat exchange, co- and counter-current flow.

Fick's law, diffusion. Equimolar counter diffusion and diffusion through a stagnant component. Convective mass transfer and mass transfer coefficients. Film theory and mass transfer across interfaces.

Coupled transport. Analogies. Dimensionless numbers.

Organisation

The course includes lectures, exercises and a few laborations.

Literature

Welty, J.R., G.L Rorrer och D.G. Foster: Fundamentals of momentum, heat and mass transfer, 6:ed., Wiley 2014, and supplementary material.

Examination including compulsory elements

Written examination.


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