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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: drying, (de-)humidification, membranes, leaching/washing, crystallization, ion exchange, distillation, gas absorption and liquid-liquid extraction.
At the end of the course the students are expected to be able to:Understand and analyse specific separation processes including distillation, gas absorption etc.Select appropriate separation techniques for chemical processing.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.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
and Matthew Cowan
Seader, J. D. , Henley, Ernest J., Roper, D. Keith;
Separation process principles : chemical and biochemical operations;
ConcernsStudents with concerns about the course should contact Daniel Holland, the 2nd Pro Director of Studies, or the Head of Department.General Policies of the DepartmentStudents may obtain the general policies of the University from the website. For example:Special considerations: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/study/special-consideration/ Academic Appeals of Assessments: Students with concerns about assessment processes or grades should be advised to speak first with the relevant lecturer. If the matter cannot be resolved, then the student should meet and discuss the matter with the Head of Department/School and thereafter follow the procedures outlined in the University procedures http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/media/documents/postgraduate-/Academic-Appeals-Grievances-Principles-Procedures.pdf and regulations http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/regulations/general-regulations/academic-appeals-and-grievance-regulations/Reconsideration of grades: If you are concerned that your final grade may be incorrect it is suggested (for CAPE) that you make an informal query to the course coordinator, but you may follow the official procedures: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/study/examinations/result-dates-and-appeals/ Disabilities: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/disability/
Part I (Prof. Shusheng Pang): 10% Assignment 1 + 23% Test (end of Term 3)Part II (Dr. Matthew Cowen): 10% Assignment 2+ 23% Final ExamPart III (Dr. Alex Yip): 34% Final ExamAssignment 1 due date: 6 AugustTest: 22 AugustAssignment 2 due date: part a) 24 August and part b) 21 September
Domestic fee $937.00
International fee $5,125.00
* 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.