King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
Second Semester 2005-2006(052)
January 11, 2006
CHE 306 – 02
Instructor: Dr. Habib Al-Ali
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.
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
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
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%
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.