Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering

Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering

Code: 40802
ECTS: 4.0
Lecturers in charge: prof. dr. sc. Hrvoje Ivanković - Lectures
Lecturers: Hrvoje Ivanković - Exercises
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Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
Exercises 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
COURSE GOALS: To introduce and understand basic concept of chemical engineering and its relation to other disciplines and society. To initiate students into critical analysis of chemical processes impact on a sustainable economical development of local society. Introduce students with some important organic and inorganic processes.

LEARNING OUTCOMES AT THE LEVEL OF THE PROGRAMME:
1. KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
1.3. demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of basic concepts in techniques
1.4. demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of basic concepts in information and communication technology
1.5. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of basic experimental methods, instruments and methods of experimental data processing in physics
2. APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
2.2. identify and describe important aspects of techniques and their applications
2.3. recognize and follow the logic of arguments, evaluate the adequacy of arguments and construct well supported arguments
2.4. use mathematical methods to solve standard physical problems
2.6. use information and communication technology efficiently (to foster active enquiry, collaboration and interaction in the classroom)
3. MAKING JUDGMENTS
3.1. develop a critical scientific attitude towards research in general, and in particular by learning to critically evaluate arguments, assumptions, abstract concepts and data

4. COMMUNICATION SKILLS
4.2. present complex ideas clearly and concisely

5. LEARNING SKILLS
5.1. search for and use professional literature as well as any other sources of relevant information
5.2. remain informed of new developments and methods in physics, informatics, technology and education
5.3. develop a personal sense of responsibility for their professional advancement and development

LEARNING OUTCOMES SPECIFIC FOR THE COURSE:
Upon passing the course on Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering, the students will be able to:
1. identify and formulate basic aspects of chemical engineering problems,
2. identify and formulate unit operations and unit processes,
3. identify and describe important aspects of process and equipment optimization,
4. demonstrate knowledge of basic process technologies, products and its recycling,
5. demonstrate knowledge and understanding the different types of waste generated in an industry, their effects on living and non-living things,
6. understanding of safety principles.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Lectures per weeks (15 weeks in total):
1. Definition, history, importance and components of chemical engineering and its relation to other disciplines.
2. and 3. Concepts of unit operations and unit processes and the corresponding process equipments.
4. Material and energy balance in some unit operations and processes.
5. Chemical reaction engineering.
6. Corrosion engineering.
7. Energy management in process industries.
8. Analysis and process optimization.
9. Petroleum technology.
10. Polymer technology.
11. and 12. Glass and ceramic technology.
13. Industrial pollution abatement.
14. and 15. Oral presentations of student's seminar papers.

Exercise: Visiting glass or ceramic factory.

REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS:
Students must write seminar paper and solve oral exam.

GRADING AND ASSESSING THE WORK OF STUDENTS:
Grading and assessing the work of students during the semester:
* regularly attending lectures,
* to write seminar paper,
* to visit a glass or ceramic factory.

Grading at the end of semester:
* final oral exam

Contribution to the final grade:
* 60% carries oral exam,
* 35% carries seminar paper,
* 5% carries regularly attending lectures.
Literature:
  1. 1. M. Peters: Elementary Chemical Engineering, ed. II, McGraw Hill, New York, 1984
    2. Z. Gomzi, Kemijski reaktori, HINUS, Zagreb, 1998.
    3. W. L. Luyben, L. A. Wenzel, Chemical process Analysis: Mass and Energy Balances, Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 1988.
  2. 1. A. Dureković, Cement, cementni kompoziti i dodaci za beton, IGH i Školska knjiga, Zagreb, 1996.
    2. O. Henning, D. Knoefel, Baustoffchemie, Verlag Bauwesen, Wiesbaden und Berlin, 2002.
Prerequisit for:
Enrollment :
Passed : General and Inorganic Chemistry
6. semester
Mandatory course - Mandatory studij - Physics and Technology Education
Consultations schedule:

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