INTRODUCTION TO CHEMICAL ENGINEERING 1 YEAR SYLLABUS 2016 FOR KTU B-TECH S1 S2 STUDENTS

Here is the Modified 2016 KTU Syllabus for B-TECH KTU STUDENTS. 

KTU First year B.tech Syllabus for INTRODUCTION TO CHEMICAL ENGINEERING.



INTRODUCTION TO CHEMICAL ENGINEERING 1 YEAR SYLLABUS 2016 FOR KTU B-TECH S1 S2 STUDENTS

INTRODUCTION TO CHEMICAL ENGINEERING


Syllabus


Introduction  to  Chemical  Engineering, profession,  plant operation,  Basic  concepts  of  units  and equations of state.

Overview of unit operations and processes, Modes of heat transfer, chemical reactions, DCDA process, basic concepts of P&I diagram. 

Introduction to process instrumentation and control, Introduction to safety in chemical process industries. 

Introduction to Environmental Engineering,Challenges   of   Chemical   Engineer,Introduction   to   novel materials   and their development.


Text Book:-


  • W.L. McCabe and J.C. Smith and Peter Harriott, Unit Operations in Chemical Engineering, McGraw Hill

  • S. Pushpavanam, Introduction to Chemical Engineering, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.


Module 1 Contents


Introduction to Chemical Engineering: history of Chemical Engineering,role of Chemical Engineering– a broad overview; chemical industries in India.

Introduction to Chemical Engineering profession; introduction to chemical plant operation; process development and process design.


Module 2 Contents


Basic concepts: units and dimensions, systems of units, conversion and conversion factors of units, concept of mole, weight percent, mole percent, normality, molarity, molality, vapor pressure, partial pressure, concept of ideal gas and equations of state.


Module 3 Contents

Overview of unit operations such as distillation, evaporation, absorption,adsorption, extraction, crystallization, drying, leaching, size separation and size reduction. 

Overview of unit processes like saponification, polymerization, biodiesel formation and hydrogenation.


Module 4 Contents

Modes of heat transfer-principles of conduction, convection and radiation,heat exchangers. Fluid flow- laminar and turbulent flow. Introduction to transportation of fluids.

Classification  of  chemical  reactions,  order  of reaction,rate equation, Arrhenius equation, conversion and yield, batch reactor, mixed reactor and plug flow reactor.

Module 5 Contents 


Block diagram, process flow diagram for DCDA process for Sulphuric acid manufacture, basic concepts of P&I diagram. Introduction to process instrumentation and  control.

Common methodologies of  measurements, measuring instruments: thermocouple, venturimeter, U-tube manometer, elements of feedback control loop, introduction to control of a distillation column.
  
Module 6 Contents 


Introduction to safety in chemical process industries – basic concepts, Case study: Bhopal gas tragedy. Introduction to Environmental Engineering - basic concepts, Typical wastewater, air and solid waste management system.

Case study: Effect of Aerial Spraying of Endosulfan on Residents of Kasargod, Kerala. Challenges of Chemical Engineer –need for sustainable alternatives for processes; products with environment friendly life-cycle. Introduction to novel materials and their development.


INTRODUCTION TO CHEMICAL ENGINEERING 1 YEAR SYLLABUS 2016 FOR KTU B-TECH S1 S2 STUDENTS

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