## PE3451 Syllabus - Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics - 2021 Regulation Anna University

PE3451

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS

LPTC

3003

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
• Students will learn PVT behaviour of fluids, laws of thermodynamics, thermodynamic property relations and their application to fluid flow, power generation and refrigeration processes.

UNIT I

PVT RELATIONS AND FIRST LAW OF THERMODYNAMICS

9

Scope of thermodynamics, basic concepts and definitions, Equilibrium state and phase rule, Energy, Work, Temperature and Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics, reversible and irreversible process, Ideal gas- Equation of State involving ideal and real gas, Law of corresponding states, Compressibility chart, First Law of Thermodynamics and its consequences.

UNIT II

SECOND LAW AND THERMODYNAMIC CORRELATIONS

9

Application of first Law of Thermodynamics for Flow and non-flow processes. Limitations of the first Law, statements of second Law of Thermodynamics, Thermodynamic Temperature scale, Entropy, Third law of thermodynamics. Thermodynamic Potentials, thermodynamic correlation, Maxwell relations. Clapeyron equation.

UNIT III

SOLUTION THERMODYNAMICS

9

Partial molar properties, ideal and non-ideal solutions, standard states definition and choice, Gibbs-Duhem equation, activity and property change of mixing, excess properties of mixtures. Activity coefficient-composition models.

UNIT IV

PHASE EQUILIBRIA

9

Phase equilibrium in ideal solution, excess Gibbs free energy models, Henry’s law, fugacity, Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium at low, moderate and high pressures; bubble and dew point calculation, thermodynamic consistency test of VLE data, Phase diagrams for homogeneous systems and for systems with a miscibility gap, effect of temperature and pressure on azeotrope composition, liquid-liquid equilibrium.

UNIT V

REACTION EQUILIBRIA

9

Chemical Reaction Equilibrium of single and multiple reactions, Standard Gibbs free change, equilibrium constant-effect of temperature; homogeneous gas and liquid phase reactions.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

COURSE OUTCOMES:
1. Understand the fundamentals of system of units, apply ideal gas law to solve problems in pure components and mixtures.
2. Apply stoichiometric principles to solve problems and write material balance for different process equipments.
3. Understand and apply basics of humidity to solve problems in humidification and other processes.
4. Understand and apply the basics of energy balance concepts to solve to different chemical processes.
5. Understand the basics of fuels and combustion, to solve problems on combustion of various fuels and also to find excess air.
6. Apply the above knowledge to process flow sheeting in industries.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Sonntag, Borgnakke, Van Wylen, Fundamentals of Thermodynamics, 7th Edition, Wiley India, New Delhi, 2009.
2. Narayanan, K.V. A Textbook of Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics Prentice Hall India, 2004.
3. Smith, van Ness and Abbott, “Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics”, 7th Edition, McGraw Hill, New York, 2005.

REFERENCES:
1. S. I. Sandler, Chemical, Biochemical and Engineering Thermodynamics, Wiley New York, 2006.
2. Y V C Rao, “Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics”, Universities Press, Hyderabad 2005.
3. Pradeep Ahuja,” Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics”, PHI Learning Ltd (2009).
4. Gopinath Halder,” Introduction to Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics”, PHI Learning Ltd (2009).