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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Hydromechanical Unit Operations

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E181132 Z,ZK 5 3+1
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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 non-Newtonian 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 non-Newtonian 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 80-01-03283-8.

McCabe et al.: Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering. McGraw-Hill 1993.

Geankopolis, C., J.: Transport Processes and Separation Process Principles. 4th edition. New Jersey: Publishing as Prentice Hall PTR, 2003.1026 p. ISBN 0-13-101367-X

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