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RGPV TET Chemical Engineering Syllabus
Process Calculations and Thermodynamics: Laws of conservation of mass and energy; use of tie
omponents; recycle, bypass and purge calculations; degree of freedom analysis. First and Second laws of
thermodynamics. First law application to close and open systems. Second law and Entropy
Thermodynamic properties of pure substances: equation of state and departure function, properties of
mixtures: partial molar properties, fugacity, excess properties and activity coefficients; phase equilibria:
predicting VLE of systems; chemical reaction equilibria.
Fluid Mechanics and Mechanical Operations: Fluid statics, Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids,
Bernoulli equation, Macroscopic friction factors, energy balance, dimensional analysis, shell balances,
flow through pipeline systems, flow meters, pumps and compressors, packed and fluidized beds,
elementary boundary layer theory, size reduction and size separation; free and hindered settling;
centrifuge and cyclones; thickening and classification, filtration, mixing and agitation; conveying of
Heat Transfer: Conduction, convection and radiation, heat transfer coefficients, steady and unsteady
heat conduction, boiling, condensation and evaporation; types of heat exchangers and evaporators and their design.
Mass Transfer: Fick's laws, molecular diffusion in fluids, mass transfer coefficients, film, penetration
and surface renewal theories; momentum, heat and mass transfer analogies; stagewise and continuous
contacting and stage efficiencies; HTU & NTU concepts design and operation of equipment for
distillation, absorption, leaching, liquid-liquid extraction, drying, humidification, dehumidification and
Chemical Reaction Engineering: Theories of reaction rates; kinetics of homogeneous reactions,
interpretation of kinetic data, single and multiple reactions in ideal reactors, non-ideal reactors; residence
time distribution, single parameter model; non-isothermal reactors; kinetics of heterogeneous catalytic
reactions; diffusion effects in catalysis.
Instrumentation and Process Control: Measurement of process variables; sensors, transducers and their
dynamics, transfer functions and dynamic responses of simple systems, process reaction curve, controller
modes (P, PI, and PID); control valves; analysis of closed loop systems including stability, frequency
response and controller tuning, cascade, feed forward control.
Plant Design and Economics: Process design and sizing of chemical engineering equipment such as
compressors, heat exchangers, multistage contactors; principles of process economics and cost estimation
including total annualized cost, cost indexes, rate of return, payback period, discounted cash flow,
optimization in design.
Chemical Technology: Inorganic chemical industries; sulfuric acid, NaOH, fertilizers (Ammonia, Urea,
SSP and TSP); natural products industries (Pulp and Paper, Sugar, Oil, and Fats); petroleum refining and
petrochemicals; polymerization industries; polyethylene, polypropylene, PVC and polyester synthetic fibers