Introduction to equipment of chemical plants; Equipment for movement and storage of material, Heat transfer equipment, Mass transfer Equipment and equipment for physical processes. The chemical equation and stoichiometry: limiting reactant, excess reactant, conversion, selectivity and yield. Material Balances: Calculations for steady state systems involving inerts, recycle, by pass and purges. Energy Balances: Forms of energy and overall energy balance for a chemical system. Heat capacities. Calculation of enthalpy changes: heats of fusion, vaporization, reaction, formation and combustion, solution and mixing. Combined material and energy balances. Enthalpy concentration charts application and construction.


Level of Study: 300 Level