Hydromechanical Unit Operations
Code  Completion  Credits  Range  Language 

E181132  Z,ZK  5  3P+1C 
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 Department of Process Engineering
 Synopsis:

Theory and basic calculations of the following processes and equipment: flow in pipes and pipe networks, flow in porous and packed beds, filtration, sedimentation and bubbling, separation of mixtures by centrifugal force, fluidization, liquid mixing, storage and transport of particulate materials, crushing and milling, separation and granulation, mixing of particulate solids.
 Requirements:

After finishing subject
Momentum, Heat and Mass Transfer
 Syllabus of lectures:

1.Introduction. Mixing of liquids.
2.Basic equations. Friction losses. Basic calculations of pipes.
3.Gas flow in pipes. Basis of pipe networks calculation.
4.Flow of nonNewtonian fluids in pipes.
5.Calculation of pipes with pumps.
6.Flow in porous beds and packed columns.
7.Filtration.
8.Sedimentation. Hydraulic separation.
9.Bubbling, bubble columns, flotation.
10.Separation of mixtures by centrifugal force.
11.Fluidization.
12.Mixing in static mixers. Fundamentals of particulate mechanics.
13.Storage and transport of particulate materials, Crushing and milling.
14.Separation and granulation, mixing of particulate solids.
 Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Design calculations of mixing equipments.
2. Calculations of pipe and pipe networks. Calculation of gas flow in pipes
3. Calculations of nonNewtonian fluids flow in pipes Calculation of pipes with pumps.
4. Calculations of flow in porous beds and packed columns. Design calculations of cake and bed filters.
5. Settling velocity calculation. Design calculations of settlers and classifiers.
6. Design calculations of centrifuges and cyclones.
7. Calculation equipments with fluidized beds.
 Study Objective:

Theory and basic calculations of the following processes and equipment: flow in pipes and pipe networks, flow in porous and packed beds, filtration, sedimentation and bubbling, separation of mixtures by centrifugal force, fluidization, liquid mixing, storage and transport of particulate materials, crushing and milling, separation and granulation, mixing of particulate solids.
 Study materials:

Rieger, F., Novák, V., Jirout, T.: Hydromechanické procesy I., II. 1. vyd. Praha: Vydavatelství ČVUT, 2005. 209 p., 167 p., ISBN 8001032838.
McCabe et al.: Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering. McGrawHill 1993.
Geankopolis, C., J.: Transport Processes and Separation Process Principles. 4th edition. New Jersey: Publishing as Prentice Hall PTR, 2003.1026 p. ISBN 013101367X
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