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Physical Process Engineering with Practical Case Studies

Module name (EN): Physical Process Engineering with Practical Case Studies
Degree programme: Environmental Technologies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021
Module code: UI-T-PVT
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam 90 min. + ungraded presentation

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
MAB_19_V_4.10.PVT Mechanical and Process Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 4, mandatory course, Specialization Process Engineering
UI-T-PVT Environmental Technologies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021, semester 6, mandatory course, technical
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Matthias Faust
Lecturer: Prof. Matthias Faust

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be able to draw up and calculate energy balances and material balances, know, understand, explain and calculate basic operations of mechanical process engineering, know, understand, explain and calculate selected basic operations of thermal and interface process engineering.

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Module content:
General basics:
_        Principle of basic operations
_        Balances and the transport of material, energy and impulse
_        Process evaluation
o        Parameters for process performance
o        Parameters for the quality of material separation
Fundamentals of mechanical process engineering:
_        Introduction and basic terms
_        Disperse systems
_        Properties of solids, liquids and gases
Fundamentals of thermal process engineering:
_        Introduction and basic terms
_        Dalton´s, Raoult´s and Henry´s laws
Fundamentals of interfacial process engineering:
_        Introduction and basic terms
_        Fick´s, Nernst´s and Henry´s laws
Basic operations of mechanical process engineering, e.g.
_        Storage, transport, fluid bed technology
_        Sedimentation
_        Centrifugation
_        Elutriation
_        Filtration
_        Mixing
_        Comminution
Basic operations of thermal process engineering, e.g.
_        Evaporation
_        Crystallization
_        Sublimation
Basic operations of interfacial process engineering, e.g.
_        Gas separation
_        Extraction from solids
_        Ion exchange

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture with exercises and assignments, student presentations, lecture guide, formula collection, exercises for lecture, exercises for worksheets and presentation

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Recommended or required reading:
_        Vauk, Müller: Grundoperationen chemischer Verfahrenstechnik 1994;
_        Bockhardt, Güntzschel, Poetschukat: Grundlagen der Verfahrenstechnik für Ingenieure 1997;
_        Löffler, Raasch: Grundlagen der mechanischen Verfahrenstechnik 1992; Hemming: Verfahrenstechnik, 1993;
_        Sattler: Thermische Trennverfahren, 2001;
_        Cussler: Diffusion, mass transfer in fluid systems 1984;
_        Mulder: Basic Principles of Membrane Technology 1997

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