Separation Process Principles

Application of thermodynamic and transport concepts to the design of continuous-contact and staged mass transfer processes common in the chemical process industries. Separation by phase addition, phase creation, by barrier, by solid agent and by external field or gradient. Examination of the limitations of theory and empiricism in design practice.

Prerequisites: ChE 331 and ChE 342

Credits: 3.00

Course Code: ChE 351

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