CH1104: Process Equipment Design II
Fundamental knowledge of engineering mechanics, unit operations and chemical reaction engineering.
To introduce the students to design of various types of equipments like heat exchangers, plate and packed towers, filtrations equipments and auxiliary equipments etc
Unit 1: Agitators and Reaction vessels ( 7 Hrs )
Agitators: Study of various types of agitators, their selection, applications, baffling, power systems which include twisting moment, equivalent bending moment, design of blades.
Reaction vessels- Introduction, classification, heating systems, design of vessels, study and design of various types of jackets like plain, half coil, channel, and limpet oil. Study and design of internal coil reaction vessels, Heat transfer coefficients in coils
Unit 2: Dryers (7 Hrs)
Drying rate, solvents drying, spray drying, fluidized bed drying
Unit 3: Design of Plate Column (7 Hrs)
Design of distillation column-Design variables in distillation, design methods for binary systems, plate efficiency, approximate column sizing, plate contactors, plate hydraulic design.
Unit 4: Design of Packed Column (7 Hrs)
Packed columns-Choices of plates or packing, packed column design procedure, packed bed height (Distillation and absorption), HTU, Cornell’s method, onda’s method, column diameter, column internals, wetting rates, column auxiliaries
Unit 5: Auxiliary process vessels (7 Hrs)
Auxiliary process vessels: Study of auxiliary process vessels such as reflux drum, knockout drum, liquid-liquid and gas-liquid separators, entrainment separators, oil water separator, Decanter, gravity separator. Safety devices used in process industries, Introduction to design and engineering software.
Unit 6: Piping Design (7 Hrs)
Pipe thickness, pipe diameter, condensate piping, steam piping, pipe support. Design of piping for natural gas, crude oil, sea water pipe line. Pipe line design on fluid dynamic parameter.
On completion of the module students should be able to:
CH6034: Process Dynamics and Control
Theory of process dynamics, PID controller etc.
List of Practicals:
At the end of the course the student should be able to