[ 491CHPEAPEP19 ] PR Lab Course in Advanced Process Engineering

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M2 - Master's programme 2. year Chemistry Mark Hlawitschka 3 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites For safety reasons, at least 25 ECTS verifiably in chemical laboratory courses with individual experimental work or admission to the Master's program in "Chemistry and Chemical Technology" or "Management in Chemical Technologies".
Original study plan Master's programme Chemistry and Chemical Technology (CCT) 2020W
Objectives This practical course aims to make the students familiar with chemical process unit operations in bench and pilot scales.
  • Pump characteristic
  • Pressure drop in a Fixed-Bed Separator
  • Heat Transfer to Fluids with and without Phase Change
  • Cake Filtration
  • Agitation and Mixing in a continues stirred tank reactor
  • Membrane Distillation Separation Process
  • Distillation
Criteria for evaluation Successful participation, protocols, final comprehensive presentation of group results
Methods Instructors’ guided lab course
Language English
Study material The descriptions of the experiments and the relevant theoretical backgrounds will be available for download in KUSSS.
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture in collaboration with 290CTPELPEP19: PR Lab Course in Chemical Process Engineering (2 ECTS) equivalent to
TCBPEPRVTK1: PR Praktikum aus Verfahrenstechnik (6 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 10
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority