ENCH396-16S2 (C) Semester Two 2016

Chemical Engineering Separations 1

15 points, 0.1250 EFTS
11 Jul 2016 - 13 Nov 2016


Chemical engineering separation operations including distillation, evaporation, humidification/dehumidification, drying, gas absorption, filtration, centrifugation and crystallisation.

This course deals with process operations involving separations. The separation operations considered include: distillation, evaporation, gas absorption, adsorption, filtration, leaching and crystallization.

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the course the students are expected to be able to:

  • Understand and analyse distillation, gas absorption and other specified separation process.
  • Select appropriate separation techniques for chemical processing.
  • Carry out detailed design calculations for separation processes.
    • University Graduate Attributes

      This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:


Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Alex Yip


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Test 30%
Final Exam 70%


Recommended Reading

Seader, J. D. , Henley, Ernest J., Roper, D. Keith; Separation process principles : chemical and biochemical operations; 3rd ed; Wiley, 2011.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $901.00

International fee $4,863.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Chemical and Process Engineering.

All ENCH396 Occurrences

  • ENCH396-16S2 (C) Semester Two 2016