King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

 

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

 

 

Second Semester 2005-2006(052)

 

 

January 11,  2006

 

CHE 306 – 02    

Stagewise Operations

 

 

 

 

Instructor:           Dr. Habib Al-Ali

                                 Office:  16-218

                                 Tel.: 860-2599

                                 hhali@kfupm.edu.sa

                                

Goal:                       The main goal of the course is to train chemical engineering students on the separation processes to some of the convensional unit operations like distillation, extraction and absorption.

 

Location:             4-259

 

Time:                     S. M. W. 10:00-10:50 a.m.

                         

Office hours:      S.M.W 9:00-10:00 a.m.

  U. 9:00-10:00 a.m.   or by appointment     

 

Textbook:            Equilibrium Staged Operations, by Phillip C. Wankat, PTR Prentice Hall, New Jersey (1988).

 

Reference:           Henly, E.J. and Seader, J.D., “Equilibrium-stage Separation operations in Chemical Engineering”, NY (1981).

 

Pre-requisite:    CHE 303 and 304

 

Course Describtion:

                         

                          Review of vapor liquid equilibrium and flash distillation. Continuous Column Distillation ( Binary distillation, Multicomponent distillation and Staged Column Design). Batch distillation. Process Simulation . Absorption and Stripping. Extraction. Cooling Towers and Humidification.

 

 

 

 

Topics: (chapters 4,5,6,7,8,9,11,12,13,15,16,18,19.8)           no. of  lectures

 

       1.    Review of  Equilibrium and Flash Distillation (Chapters 2,3)                     2

               2.                                                                                                                          Continuous Column Distillation                                                                                                                        16

i.    Binary Distillation.

              ii.   Multicomponent Distillation

              iii. Approximate Shortcut Methods for Multicomponent Distillation

       3.    BatchDistillation                                                                                                  3           

       4.    Introduction to Process Simulation HYSIS                                                      3

       5.    Staged Column Design                                                                                       2

       6.    Packed Columns                                                                                                 4

       7.    Absorption and Stripping                                                                                  5

       8.    Extraction                                                                                                              7

       9.    Cooling Towers and Humidification                                                               3

 

 

Grading Policy:

 

First Major Exam      (Tuesday October 12, 2004, 6:00 p.m.)                    20%

Second Major Exam  (Sunday December 5, 2004, 6:00 p.m.)                   30%

Final Exam                                                                                                       35%

Homework,Quizes, Class Participation & Computer Assignments     15%

Total:                                                                                                              100%

 

Note:

1.     Class Attendance is very important.

2.      Student absent 6 times will receive a warning, 9 times a grade of DN.

3.      Late attendance is not allowed.

4.      Exams are close book and notes.