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Advanced topics in separation methods including: selection of separation methods, membrane separations, pervaporation, ion exchange, adsorption, multi-component distillation, and liquid-liquid extraction.
Advanced topics in separation methods including: packed column distillation, liquid-liquid extraction, advanced adsorption processes, advanced membrane separation, particle technology, supercritical technology, advanced drying and (de-) humidification.Aim:This course develops further the study of separation methods introduced in ENCH396. It aims to provide understanding of, and the ability to analyse, a wider range of process separation operations and to select the appropriate technology for a particular separation and thus provides knowledge and skills needed in ENCH494 (Process Design 3) and useful to chemical and process engineering graduates. The course will cover the following topics:• Drying technology and (de-) humidification • Packed column and multi-component distillation • Advanced membrane separation • Advanced adsorption processes • Separations in environmental engineering • Introduction to supercritical technology
At the end of the course the students are expected to be able to:- Develop process designs for any of the separations covered with a fundamental understanding of the physical and chemical phenomena occurring.- Be able to select appropriate separation techniques for chemical processing from separations covered in ENCH396, ENCH496 and others.- Carry out detailed design calculations for separation processes.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
Seader, J. D. , Henley, Ernest J., Roper, D. Keith;
Separation process principles : chemical and biochemical operations;
Domestic fee $1,018.00
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.