EL3302 Syllabus - Fluid And Solid Operations - 2021 Regulation Anna University

EL3302 Syllabus - Fluid And Solid Operations - 2021 Regulation Anna University

EL3302

FLUID AND SOLID OPERATIONS

 LTPC

3003

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
• To impart the students, the knowledge on fluid properties, fluid static and dynamic characteristics flow metering and transport, particle mechanics, techniques of solid – fluid separation.

UNIT I

PROPERTIES OF FLUID

9

Newtonian fluids Classification of fluid motion Fluid statics – equilibrium of fluid element – pressure variation in a static fluid – Differential analysis of fluid motion – continuity, Euler’s and Bernoulli equation, Navier-Stokes Equation, Hagen-Poiseuilli flow.

UNIT II

FLOW THROUGH PIPES & BOUNDARY LAYER CONCEPTS

9

Reynolds number regimes, Flow through pipes – pressure drop under laminar and turbulent flow conditions; boundary layer concepts; Friction factor, Moody Chart, Flow meters ; different types of flowmeters; Valves, pumps, compressors – characteristics and sizing; Agitation and Mixing;


UNIT III

SIZE ANALYSIS

9

General characteristics of solids, techniques of size analysis; Laws of size reduction, quipments for size reduction

UNIT IV

FLOW THROUGH FLUIDIZED BEDS

9

Flow over a sphere – friction and pressure drag - flow through fixed and fluidized beds. Filtration – batch and continuous, filtration equipments - selection, operation

UNIT V

CLASSIFIERS

9

Screening, gravity separation - sedimentation, thickening, elutriation, classifiers - Centrifugal separation - continuous centrifuges, cyclones and hydro cyclones, electrostatic and magnetic separators

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

COURSE OUTCOMES: At the end of this course,
1. the students will be able to understand the principles of fluid mechanics and applications of mechanical operations in process industries.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Noel de Nevers, "Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers", Second Edition, McGraw-Hill, (1991).
2. Badger W.L. and Banchero J.T., "Introduction to Chemical Engineering", Tata McGraw Hill, 1997.

REFERENCES:
1. Munson, B. R., Young, D.F., Okiishi, T.H. “Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics”, 5th Edition“, John Wiley, 2006.
2. McCabe W.L, Smith, J C and Harriot. P “Unit operations in Chemical Engineering”, McGraw Hill, V Edition, 2001.
3. Coulson, J.M. and Richardson, J.F., "Chemical Engineering" Vol. I, 4th Edn., Asian Books Pvt. Ltd., India, 1998.

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