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EG 3570
SEPARATION PROCESSES
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr M Campbell-Bannerman

Pre-requisite(s): EG 3019; EG 3020

Note(s): Available only to candidates following an Honours degree programme in Engineering except with the permission of the Head of School.

Concepts of equilibrium and rated-based analysis of separation processes, and give examples of relevant separation processes, concept and analysis of a unit operation as applied to separation processes, analysis of relevant separation processes by applying mass and energy balance methods, evaporation processes of liquid without and with boiling point rise, vapour liquid equilibrium, phase rule and relative volatility, equilibrium or flash distillation and single batch or differential distillation processes, distillation towers and their calculation methods, adsorption and calculation method, liquid-liquid extraction and the basic processes.

3 one-hour lectures per week, 1 one-hour tutorial per week, 3 weeks of laboratory class.

1st attempt: 1 three-hour written examination (80%) and continuous assessment (20%).

Resit: 1 three-hour written examination (100%).