Areas covered include:
Chemical Kinetics: Stoichiometry and Operating Conditions, Batch Reactor, Plug Flow Reactor (PFR), Continuously Stirred Tank or Back-Mixed Flow Reactor (CSTR, CSTFR), Reactors in Series.
Chemical Thermodynamics: Compressibility factor, Pitzer acentric factor, Fugacity coefficients, PVT relationships, General Energy Balances, Thermodynamic processes, Thermodynamic properties, Transport properties, Chemical equilibrium.
Mass and Energy Balances: Thermochemistry, Combustion Stoichiometry, Process Stoichiometry and Energy balances, Psychrometry, Humidification, Enthalpy Concentration Chart, Dehumidification.
Fluid Flow: Flow Measurement, Fluid
Dynamics, Incompressible Fluid Flow, Pump Work, Compressible fluid, Isothermal
Piping network, Transport of Fluids, Pumping similitude, Centrifugal pumps, Series and parallel arrangement.
Heat Transfer: Conduction (steady state), Natural Convection, Forced convection, Thermal design of heat transfer equipment, Batch processes, Radiation, and Conduction (unsteady state).
Mass Transfer: Distillation, Flash Vaporization, Batch distillation, Fractionation, Number of stages, Gas absorption, Number of transfer units, Mass transfer coefficients, Pressure drop in a packed column, Steam stripping.
Unit Operations: Solvent Extraction, Leaching, Evaporation, Drying of Solids and Cooling Towers, Cooling tower Operation, Filtration, Carbon adsorption, Gas Cleaning