Process Engineering Fundamentals – Introductory module

Module Title - Process Engineering Fundamentals  – Introductory module
Number of credits – 10

The module introduces the fundamental aspects of chemical engineering:

  • Dimensional Analysis - engineering units and the concepts of dimensional reasoning
  • Mass and energy balances and their use in plant design and flowsheeting
  • Basics of fluid flow - Bernoulli's theorem, pressure loss and pumps
  • Material handling - solid/gas and solid/liquid interactions
  • Heat transfer - design of heat exchangers
  • Engineering Services - steam and refrigeration
  • Fundamentals of Mass transfer
  • Reaction kinetics
  • Basic reactors - plug flow and continuous stirred tanks