1. Introduction to mass transfer (mechanisms, individual resistances, resistances in series; individual and overall coefficients ; empirical equations )
2 . Introduction to heat transfer (mechanisms, individual and global resistances)
3 . Fundamentals of adsorption
4 . Basics of filtration
6 . Fluids
6.2 Fluid dynamics (Bernoulli's equation, laminar and turbulent flows, calculation of losses; sizing centrifugal pumps, performance curves and NPSH)
6.3 Fluid rheology
7 . Power production and refrigeration
1. Diffusion coefficient in gaseous phase.
2 . Absorption of oxygen in water
3 . Adsorption isotherms
4 . Heat transfer coefficients for the natural and forced convection around a cylinder
5 . Overall heat transfer coefficients in coils
6 . Filtration of CaCO3 and pulp suspensions
Component of the project:
Preliminary design of a unit operation.
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