SEPARATION UNIT OPERATIONS AND PROCESS SIMULATION

Second cycle degree in CHEMICAL AND PROCESS ENGINEERING

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: ALBERTO BERTUCCO

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 12


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Knowledge about pieces of equipment such as pumps, fans, compressors, heat exchangers, used in chemical plants.
Applied thermodynamics for both monocomponent and multicomponent systems.
Examination methods: Both written and oral examinations. The oral exam can be taken only after the written exam has been passed.
Course unit contents: Fluid phase equilibrium thermodynamics.
Material balances on separation unit operations.
Energy balances on separation unit operations.
Distillation processes.
Stripping processes.
Absorption processes.
Solvent extraction processes.
Sizing and rating of sieve tray columns.
Sizing and rating of packed columns.
Process simulation and process simulators fundamentals.
Process simulator applications.