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2019/2020

Diffusion Separation Processes

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
2181127 Z,ZK 5 3+1 Czech
Lecturer:
Radek Šulc, Pavel Ditl (guarantor)
Tutor:
Radek Šulc, Pavel Ditl (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Process Engineering
Synopsis:

Classis from Equipment for diffusion separation processes are giving a basic knowledge of processes and equipments where gas or liquid mixture is been separated due to principals of physical-chemical equilibriums or on the basis of mass transfer mechanisms. They are used for concentrating of products from dilute solutions or in turn for purification of diluted gasses or liquid solutions.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1. Classification and principles of diffusion separation processes and operations.

2. Basis of mass transfer.

3. Basis of distillation.

4. Basis of rectification.

5. Types of rectification processes.

6. Absorption basis.

7. Absorption processes design.

8. Design of rectification and absorption columns.

9. Extraction processes design.

10. Design of extraction processes and apparatuses.

11. Adsorption basis.

12. Design of adsorption processes and equipment.

13. Membrane operations.

14. Crystallization and crystallizers.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Basic equations and quantities in mass transfer, phase equilibrium, molecular diffusion, convective mass transfer.

2. Absorption column calculation, differential balance, determination of column height.

3. Single continuous distillation of a binary mixture.

4. Expansion distillation (flash).

5. Rectification column, calculating the number of distillation trays.

6. Extraction, calculation of single-stage equipment, multi-stage system.

7. Adsorption column - equilibrium, the equipment design.

8. Membrane operations, calculation of mass flux through a membrane, concentration polarization.

For details see pages of these lectures on www.cvut.cz -U12118. Calculations are mostly made in MAPLE.

Study Objective:
Study materials:

Ditl, P.: Difussion Separation Processes, Text book, Czech Technical University and mostly English literature recommended in this text book.

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
roomT4:C1-310
Ditl P.
12:30–15:00
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Učebna 310
Fri
roomT4:A2-259
Šulc R.
09:00–10:30
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Dejvice
Učebna 259
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-09-22
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet1849306.html