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KAA102 - Advanced separation technology  
Avancerad separationsteknik
 
Syllabus adopted 2020-02-10 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPISC
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Pass with distinction (5), Pass with credit (4), Pass (3), Fail
Education cycle: Second-cycle
Major subject: Chemical Engineering
Department: 21 - CHEMISTRY AND CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

The course round is cancelled. For further questions, please contact the director of studies MPISC: INNOVATIVE AND SUSTAINABLE CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, MSC PROGR, contact information can be found here


Teaching language: English
Application code: 25114
Open for exchange students: Yes
Minimum participants: 8
Maximum participants: 50

Module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0107 Examination 7,5c Grading: TH   7,5c   09 Oct 2020 am J

In programs

MPISC INNOVATIVE AND SUSTAINABLE CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (compulsory elective)
MPISC INNOVATIVE AND SUSTAINABLE CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (compulsory elective)
MPSES SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (elective)

Examiner:

Anders Rasmuson


Eligibility

General entry requirements for Master's level (second cycle)
Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling the requirements above.

Specific entry requirements

English 6 (or by other approved means with the equivalent proficiency level)
Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling the requirements above.

Course specific prerequisites

The course is adapted to chemical engineering students, and basic chemical engineering and transport phenomena knowledge will be assumed. Some topics treated in preceding courses will appear, but will not be treated as extensively in this course.

Aim

The aim of this advanced course is to deepen and extend knowledge and understanding of separation processes and their key role in eliminating the release of harmful substances. Some separation methods like distillation will be treated in greater detail than in undergraduate courses and some new separation methods like membrane operations and adsorption will be introduced. Multicomponent effects on equilibria and transport will be discussed.

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


  • understand basic separation mechanisms, in particular multi-component effects

  • use computer tools to design and evaluate a separation process

  • be able to choose appropriate separation method

Content

The areas treated in the course are:


  1. Introduction; classification; choice of separation method; energy requirements.

  2. Multicomponent transport and equilibria.

  3. Multicomponent distillation/absorption.

  4. Dynamic simulation.

  5. Adsorption.

  6. Membrane separation.

Organisation

The course contains lectures, exercises, design project and laboratory work.

Literature

Seader J.D., E.J. Henley och D.K. Roper: Separation process principles, 3:e ed., Wiley 2014.

Handouts.


Examination including compulsory elements

Written examination. Compulsory laboratory and project work.


Published: Mon 28 Nov 2016.