CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
STUDY PLANS
2023/2024

# Transport Processes

Code Completion Credits Range
D15TRP ZK
Garant předmětu:
Dušan Vopálka
Lecturer:
Dušan Vopálka
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Nuclear Chemistry
Synopsis:

Momentum transport, energy transport and mass transport; examples of solution of basic equations; Newton law of viscosity, Fourier law of heat flow an Fickian laws of diffusion; radiation; application of transport phenomena in chemistry, engineering, hydrology and in ecology; radiotracers methods for diffusion measurement in gaseous, liquid and solid phases.

Requirements:

Physical chemistry on the bachelor-degree level, mathematics and physics on the magister-degree level.

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Subject of transport phenomena. Mathematical introduction: vector and tensor notation.

2.Mathematical introduction: examples of solution of differential equations, analytical and numerical approaches.

3.Momentum transport. Viscosity. Momentum balances and velocity distributions in laminar flow.

4.Momentum transport. Equations of change for isothermal systems. Velocity distributions with more than one independent variable. Turbulent flow.

5.Energy transport. Thermal conductivity. Energy balances and temperature distributions in solids and laminar flow.

6.Energy transport. Equations of change for nonisothermal systems. Energy transport by radiation.

7.Mass transport. Convective and diffusion flows. Concentration distributions in solids and laminar flow.

8.Mass transport. Equations of change for multicomponent systems.

9.Mass transport. Application of basic approaches in chemistry and chemical engineering.

10.Application of solution of diffusion equation in chemistry and environmental sciences.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Principles of transport phenomena with the aim to study migration of contaminants in the environment and the design of separation apparatuses.

Study materials:

Key references:

1.Bird R.B., Stewart W.E., Lightfoot, E. N.: Transport Phenomena, Wiley &amp; Sons, 2002.

Recommended references:

1. Geankoplis Ch.J.: Transport Processes and Separation Process Principles (Includes Unit Operations) (4th Edition), Pearson Education, 2003.

Note:
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