Module Title:   Separation Process Engineering

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG2095M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 2

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   School of Engineering NOT IN USE - replaced by EX 2014

Principal Co-ordinator:   Prof H Benkreira

Additional Tutor(s):   Prof A Paradkar

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To introduce the basic principles of chemical engineering separation processes and then proceed to study the design and operation of separation processes units operation such as distillation, gas-liquid absorption and stripping, liquid-liquid extraction, molecular distillation and crystallisation.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Lectures and tutorials. Learning outcomes assessment will be by formal examination and coursework. Supplementary assessment is to repair deficiencies in original submission.

Lectures:   30.00          Directed Study:   62.50           
Seminars/Tutorials:   6.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   1.50          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

develop understanding of the physical phenomena, theoretical concepts and design aspects of separation processes.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Apply calculation procedures for prelimary design work.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Experience of problem solving techniques having wider application.

  Coursework   30%
  Mini design project on one of the separation units (<750 wrds)
  Examination - closed book 1.50 70%
  Examination - closed book.
  Examination - closed book 2.00 100%

Outline Syllabus:
Introduction and classification of separation processes; equilibrium based separation processes (EBSP) - principles; EBSP - distillation; EBSP gas absorption & stripping; EBSP liquid-liquid extraction (ternary diagrams); NEBSP molecular distillation; EBSB - crystallisation.

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