Chemical engineer vs. Chemist, Careers in chemical engineering, Chemical engineering industries; Chemical engineering approach – Streams, Units and Processes; Unit operations and processes: Fluid and solid operations, Heat transfer operations, Mass transfer and separation operations, Chemical reactors, Control of processes, Costing and economics, Process flowsheets and components; Case studies.
Representing streams: Dimensions and unit conversions, Conversion factors, Dimensional consistency, Dimensionless numbers in chemical engineering; Representing compositions of mixtures and solutions: Binary and tertiary mixtures, Graphical representation, Compound stoichiometry; Representing gas phases: Ideal gas law, P-V-T calculations, Partial pressures and pure component volumes in mixtures; Representing reactions: Reaction stoichiometry, Conversion, Yield, Selectivity, Limiting and excess reactants; Dissociating gases; Representing moist gases: Humidity, Wet and dry bulb temperatures, Humidity chart.
Material balance – Control volume, Conservation of mass and species in a unit; Steady and unsteady state processes, Batch and continuous processes; Basis for calculation; Degrees of freedom; Steady and unsteady material balance in unit operations: Evaporation; Crystallization; Leaching; Adsorption; Drying; Liquid-Liquid Extraction; Absorption; Distillation; Recycle, Bypass, and Purge
Combustion: Orsat analysis, Proximate and ultimate analyses of coal; Single-pass and overall conversions; Oxidation of sulphur compounds; Reactions involving phosphorus; Reactions involving nitrogen; Reactions involving chlorine; Extraction of metals from ores; Hydrogenation, hydration, and oxidation; Electrochemical reactions; Recycle, Bypass, and Purge involving reactions
Representing processes: Creating Flowsheets; Degree of freedom analysis of flowsheets; Material balance involving multiple unit operations; Modular and overall equation-solving approaches; Case studies involving industrial flowsheets.