Advanced Thermodynamics and Separation - CEIC3001

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Chemical Engineering

Course Outline: School

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

Enrolment Requirements:

Pre-requisites: CEIC2000, CEIC2001, CEIC2002, CEIC2005

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

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In this course, the student will learn to apply his or her fundamental knowledge of transport phenomena with concepts in thermodynamics to develop models for industrial separation operations, in conjunction with additional study of thermodynamics of phase equilibria for multi-component systems. The modelling will include graphical, shortcut, and rigorous models for stagewise operations. Separation operations examined include liquid-liquid extraction, binary and multicomponent distillation, azeotropic, extractive and reactive distillation; solid-liquid extraction and absorption. The student will learn how to synthesize separation sequences in a way to conserve energy and minimise capital losses.

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