[ 290CTPEPENV19 ] VL Chemical Process Engineering

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B3 - Bachelor's programme 3. year Chemistry Mark Hlawitschka 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Chemistry and Chemical Technology 2020W
Objectives This lecture provides the fundamentals of physical and chemical processes unit operations. It enables the students to explore the activities in which modern chemical engineers are involved.
  • Introduction to process engineering
  • Heat and mass transfer
  • Fundamentals of
    • Fluid Flow
    • particulate systems
    • sedimentation
    • centrifugation
    • cyclones
    • filtration
    • micro-/ultra-/nano-filtration and reverse osmosis
    • chemical reactors
    • heat exchangers
    • distillation
Criteria for evaluation
  • Written examination
  • Group exercises
  • Lecture
  • Project-based learning
Language English
Study material
  • Perry, R. H., & Green, D. W. Perry's chemical engineers' handbook. New York: McGraw-Hill.
  • Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. Wiley Online Library
  • Coulson and Richardson’s Chemical Engineering Series
  • Lecture notes
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture TCBPEVOVTK1: VO Verfahrenstechnik I (2,6 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment