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COURSE STRUCTURE OF M.TECH.

(CHEMICAL ENGINEERING)

I Semester

Credit
Sl. No. Course No. Name of the Course LTP
Hours
THEORY
1. CHC51101 Advanced Momentum and Heat Transfer 310 7
2. CHC51102 Advanced Mass Transfer 310 7
Advanced Chemical Engineering
3. CHC51103 310 7
Thermodynamics
4. Advanced Numerical Methods for Chemical
CHC51104 310 7
Engineers
5. HSC51153 Engineering Ethics 300 6
Total 15 4 0 34
PRACTICAL etc.
6. CHC51201 Instrumental Methods of Analysis (Lab) 102 4
Advanced Numerical Methods for Chemical
7. CHC51202 003 3
Engineers (Lab)
8. CHC51403 Term Paper and Presentation 030 3
Total 135 10
Total 16 7 5 44

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II Semester

Credit
Sl. No. Course No. Name of the Course LTP
Hours
THEORY
1. CHC52101 Advanced Chemical Reaction Engineering 310 7
2. CHC52102 Advanced Process Control 310 7
3. Elective I 300 6
CHE52103 Membrane Technology
CHE52104 Polymer Science and Engineering
CHE52105 Introduction to Nanotechnology
CHE52106 Introduction to Biochemical Engineering
CHE52107 Clean Coal Technology
CHE52108 Computational Fluid Dynamics
CHE52109 Green Technology
4. Elective II 300 6
CHE52110 Process Intensification
CHE52111 Pollution Control Engineering
CHE52112 Rheology of Complex Fluids
CHE52113 Process Modeling and Simulation
CHE52114 Optimization of Chemical Processes
CHE52115 Introduction to Fluidization Engineering
FME52101 Mineral Processing
5. Elective III 300 6
CHE52116 Fundamentals of Multiphase Flow
CHE52117 Safety Hazard and Risk Analysis
CHE52118 Petroleum Refining Engineering
CHE52119 Interfacial and Colloidal Phenomena
CHE52120 Mathematical Methods in Chemical Engineering
CHE52121 Design and Analysis of Experiments
Total 15 2 0 32
PRACTICAL etc.
Computer-aided Design of Chemical Process
6. CHC52201 003 3
Plants (Lab)
7. CHC52202 Advanced Chemical Engineering (Lab) 003 3
8. CHC52403 Term Paper and Presentation 030 3
9. CHC52504 Comprehensive Viva voce 0 0 0(4) 4
Total 036 13
Total 15 5 6 45

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III Semester

Credit
Sl. No. Course No. Name of the Course LTP
Hours
1. CHC53901 Industrial Training/Minor Project 0 0 0(6) 6
Seminar and Viva voce on Industrial Training/Minor
2. CHC53402 0 0 0(4) 4
Project

3. CHC53803 Dissertation (Interim) 0 0 0(15) 15

4. CHC53404 Seminar and Viva voce on Dissertation (Interim) 0 0 0(10) 10


Evaluation of Teaching Assignment /
5. CHC53005 0 0 0(5) 5
Laboratory Development Work etc.
Total 0 0 0(40) 40

IV Semester

Credit
Sl. No. Course No. Name of the Course LTP
Hours
1. CHC54801 Dissertation 0 0 0(20) 20
2. CHC54402 Seminar on Dissertation 0 0 0(5) 5
3. CHC54503 Viva voce on Dissertation 0 0 0(10) 10
Evaluation of Teaching Assignment /
4. CHC54004 0 0 0(5) 5
Laboratory Development Work etc.
Total 0 0 0(40) 40

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COURSE CONTENT OF M.TECH. (CHEMICAL ENGINEERING)
I Semester

CHC51101 Advanced Momentum and Heat Transfer 310


Review of vectors and tensors; Review of basic transport processes; Phenomenological theory
introduction, Eulerian and Lagrangian observers, equations of change integral and differential forms,
Reynolds transport theorem; Constitutive relations Newtonian and nonNewtonian fluids;
Momentum transfer Laminar and turbulent velocity profiles, shear stress and pressure drop in
steady, time smoothed equations for turbulent flow; Fundamentals of boundary layer theory on flat
plate and on an obstacle, turbulent boundary layer, exact solutions of the boundary layer equations for
plane flows; Heat transfer temperature profiles in laminar and turbulent flows, Graetz problem,
conduction profiles in solids, steady and unsteady free convection, thermal boundary layers
equations for temperature field; time smoothed equations and analogy with momentum transfer.

Suggested Books
1. Bird, R. B., Stewart W. E., and Lightfoot, E. W., Transport Phenomena, John Wiley & Sons.
2. Brodkey, R. S., and Hershey, H. C., Transport Phenomena A Unified Approach, McGraw
Hill.
3. Geankopolis, C. J., Transport Processes and Separation Process Principles, Prentice Hall.
4. Schlichting, H., and Gersten, K., Boundary Layer Theory, Springer.
5. Theodore, L., Transport Phenomena for Engineers, International Textbook Company.
6. Welty, J. R., Wicks, C. E., and Wilson, R. E., Fundamentals of Momentum Heat and Mass
Transfer, John Wiley & Sons.

CHC51102 Advanced Mass Transfer 310


Introduction to multicomponent diffusion, convective mass transport, correlations for mass transfer
coefficients, review of the models for mass transfer at fluidfluid interface; Multicomponent,
Multistage Separation design of stage process (Kremser equation, FenskeUnderwoodGilliland,
WangHenke, NaphtaliSandholm, ThieleGeddes); Introduction to reactive separation processes,
advantages and disadvantages of reactive separation processes; Theory of mass transfer accompanied
by reversible and irreversible reactions, reactive absorption of single gas and simultaneous absorption
of two gases; Introduction to reactive distillation; Supercritical fluid extraction.

Suggested Books
1. Astarita, G., Mass Transfer with Chemical Reaction, Elsevier.
2. Danckwerts, P. V., GasLiquid Reactions, McGrawHill.
3. Doraiswamy, L. K., and Sharma, M. M., Heterogeneous Reactions: Analysis, Examples, and
Reactor Design Vol2: FluidFluidSolid Reactions, John Wiley & Sons.
4. Kulprathipanja, S., Reactive Separation Processes, Taylor & Francis.

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5. Seader, J. D., and Henley, E. J., Separation Process Principles, John Wiley & Sons.
6. Treybal, R.E., MassTransfer Operations, McGrawHill.
CHC51103 Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics 310
Review of basic concepts; Comparisons between classical thermodynamics, statistical and molecular
thermodynamics; Equation of state SoaveRedlichKwong, PengRobinson, BenedictWebb
Rubin, etc; Phase equilibria liquidliquid equilibrium, vapourliquid equilibrium, solidliquid
equilibrium, solidvapour equilibrium; Chemical reaction equilibrium using thermodynamic
approach; Intermolecular forces and the theory of corresponding states, potential energy functions for
different molecular systems; Polar and nonpolar molecules; Theories of solutions van Laar,
ScatchandHildebrand theory, lattice theory, FloryHuggins theory, NRTL, eNRTL, UNIQUAC,
UNIFAC, SAFT; Thermodynamic analysis of process; Group contribution method for properties of
gases; Exergy analysis closed system exergy balances, flow exergy, exergy rate balance for control
volumes, exergy efficiency.

Suggested Books
1. Haile, J. M., Molecular Dynamics Simulation: Elementary Methods, John Wiley & Sons.
2. Kyle, B. G., Chemical and Process Thermodynamics, Prentice Hall.
3. Moran, M. J., and Shapiro, H. N., Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics, John
Wiley & Sons.
4. Poling, B. E., Prausnitz, J. M., and O'Connell, J. P., The Properties of Gases and Liquids,
McGrawHill.
5. Prausnitz, J. M., Lichtenthaler, R. N., and de Azevedo, E. G., Molecular Thermodynamics of
FluidPhase Equilibria, Prentice Hall.
6. Sandler, S.I., Chemical and Engineering Thermodynamics, John Wiley & Sons.
7. Smith, J. M., van Ness, H. C., and Abbott, M. M., Introduction to Chemical Engineering
Thermodynamics, McGrawHill.

CHC51104 Advanced Numerical Methods for Chemical Engineers 300


Introduction to numerical methods; Error analysis; Solution of linear and nonlinear algebraic
equations eigenvalues and eigenvectors, GaussSeidel method GaussJordan method, LU
decomposition, TDMA, etc.; Nonlinear regression analysis; Finite differences and interpolation
cubic, spline, Hermite polynomial; Numerical solution of simultaneous ordinary and partial
differential equations initial value and boundary value problems, orthogonal collocation methods,
etc; Numerical solution of differential algebraic equations (DAEs); Application of numerical methods
for chemical engineering systems.

Suggested Books
1. Chapra, S. C., Applied Numerical Methods with MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists,
McGrawHill.
2. Davis, M. E., Numerical Methods and Modeling for Chemical Engineers, John Wiley &
Sons.

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3. Gupta, S. K., Numerical Methods for Engineers, New Age International.
4. Hoffman, J. D., Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists, CRC Press.
5. Press, W. H., Flannery, B. P., Teukolsky, S. A., and Vetterling, W. T., Numerical Recipes in
C: The Art of Scientific Computing, Cambridge University Press.
6. Press, W. H., Flannery, B. P., Teukolsky, S. A., and Vetterling, W. T., Numerical Recipes in
Fortran 77: The Art of Scientific Computing, Cambridge University Press.

HSC51153 Engineering Ethics 300


Introduction why professional ethics?, responsibility in engineering; Ethical Theories and Analysis
utilitarianism, deontology, virtue ethics, alternative ethical theories, process ethics & material ethics,
resolving problems; Safety, Risk, and Liability; Professionalism responsibility to clients,
responsibility to employers, work place issues; Codes of Ethics (professional standard) ACM, IEEE;
Legal Obligations whistle blowing; intellectual property; professional integrity; The social and
value dimensions of technology; Engineering, environmental and sustainable development.

Suggested Books
1. Boatright, J. R., Ethics and the Conduct of Business, Pearson Education.
2. Ermann, M. D., and Shauf, M. S., Computers, Ethics and Society, Oxford University Press.
3. Fleddermann, C. B., Engineering Ethics, Prentice Hall.
4. Harris, C. E., Pritchard, M. S., and Rabins, M. J., Engineering Ethics: Concepts and Cases,
Wadsworth Publishing.
5. Martin, M. and Schinzinger, R., Ethics in Engineering, McGrawHill.
6. Martin, M. and Schinzinger, R., Introduction to Engineering Ethics, McGrawHill.
7. Moriarty, G., The Engineering Project: Its Nature, Ethics, and Promise, Penn State University
Press.
8. Pinkus, R. L. B., Shuman, L. J., Hummon, N. P., and Wolfe, H., Engineering Ethics:
Balancing Cost, Schedule, and Risk: Lesson Learned from the Space Shuttle, Cambridge
University Press.
9. Seebauer, E. G., and Barry, R. L., Fundamentals of Ethics for Scientists and Engineers,
Oxford University Press.

CHC51201 Instrumental Methods of Analysis (Lab) 102

CHC51202 Advanced Numerical Methods for Chemical Engineers (Lab) 0 0 3

CHC51403 Term Paper and Presentation 030

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II Semester

CHC52101 Advanced Chemical Reaction Engineering 310


Overview of isothermal reactors batch reactor, semibatch reactor, mixed flow reactor, plug flow
reactor for single and multiple reactions; Overview of the basics of nonideal flow; Reactor modeling
with the RTD data single parameter models, compartment models, convection model for laminar
flow; Mixing aspects of fluids in reactors degree of segregation, early/late mixing; Kinetics of fluid
particle noncatalytic reactions application to design; Kinetics of fluidfluid noncatalytic reactions
application to design; Kinetics of reactions catalyzed by porous solids effectiveness factor;
Catalyst preparation and characterization; Catalyst deactivation; Design of nonisothermal stirred
tank and packed bed reactors under steadystate and unsteadystate conditions; Analysis of reactor
stability hot spot and runaway criteria; Design of multiphase reactors fluidized bed reactor, trickle
bed reactor, and slurry reactor.

Suggested Books
1. Carberry, J. J., Chemical and Catalytic Reaction Engineering, McGrawHill.
2. Fogler, H. S., Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering, Prentice Hall of India.
3. Froment, G. F., Bischoff, K. B., and De Wilde, J., Chemical Reactor Analysis and Design,
John Wiley & Sons.
4. Hill, C. G., An Introduction to Chemical Engineering Kinetics & Reactor Design, John Wiley
& Sons.
5. Levenspiel, O., Chemical Reaction Engineering, Wiley India.
6. Levenspiel, O., The Chemical Reactor Omnibook, Oregon State University Bookstores.
7. Schmidt, L. D., The Engineering of Chemical Reactions, Oxford University Press.
8. Shah, Y. T., GasLiquidSolid Reactor Design, McGrawHill.
9. Smith, J. M., Chemical Engineering Kinetics, McGrawHill.

CHC52102 Advanced Process Control 310


Introduction to dynamic analysis of chemical processes transfer function and statespace
representation; Stability analysis in transfer function and statespace domain; Design of conventional
controller Ziegler Nichols tuning, empirical methods of tuning; Model based control internal
model control and direct synthesis; Complex control schemes cascade control, feedforward control
and ratio control; Control of MIMO processes; Model predictive control.

Suggested Books
1. Bequette, B. W., Process Control: Modeling, Design and Simulation, Prentice Hall.
2. Luyben, W. L., Process Modeling, Simulation and Control for Chemical Engineers, McGraw
Hill.
3. Marlin, T. E., Process Control: Designing Processes and Control Systems for Dynamic
Performance, McGrawHill.
4. Nagrath, I. J., and Gopal, M., Control Systems Engineering, New Age International.
5. Ogata, K., Modern Control Engineering, Prentice Hall.

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6. Ogunnaike, B. A., and Ray, W. H., Process Dynamics, Modeling and Control, Oxford
University Press.
7. Seborg, D. E., Mellichamp, D. A., Edgar, T. F., and Doyle, F. J., Process Dynamics and
Control, John Wiley & Sons.
8. Stephanopoulos, G., Chemical Process Control: An Introduction to Theory and Practice,
Prentice Hall.

Elective I 300

Elective II 300

Elective III 300

CHC52201 Computeraided Design of Chemical Process Plants (Lab) 003

CHC52202 Advanced Chemical Engineering (Lab) 003

CHC52403 Term Paper and Presentation 0 3 0

CHC52504 Comprehensive Viva voce 0 0 0(4)

Elective I (Any one)

CHE52103 Membrane Technology 300


Introduction to membrane separation processes; definitions and terminologies; classification of
membrane processes; preparation and characterization of membranes; Theories of mass transport in
membrane; transport resistance at membrane surface; principles of reverse osmosis, nanofiltration,
ultrafiltration, microfiltration, osmotic controlled filtration, desalination; detailed design and
modeling; design of membrane modules; gas permeation membrane processes types of membranes
and permeability for separation of gases, types of equipment for gas permeation membrane processes;
basic design of gas separation and pervaporation; liquid membrane; introduction to membrane reactor;
membrane contactor, membrane distillation.

Suggested Books
1. Bungay, P. M., Lonsdale, H. K., and de Pinho, M. N., Synthetic Membranes: Science,
Engineering and Applications, NATO ASI Series.
2. Ho, W. S. W., and Sirkar, K. K., Membrane Handbook, Springer.

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3. Li, N.N., Fane, A. G., Ho, W. S. W., and Matsuura, T., Advanced Membrane Technology and
Applications, John Wiley & Sons.
4. Rousseau, R. W., Handbook of Separation Process Technology, John Wiley & Sons.

CHE52104 Polymer Science and Engineering 300


Overview of different polymerization techniques; Technology of polymerization specific technology
of polymerization, polystyrene, LDPE, HDPE, LLDPE, nylons, butyl rubber, polypropylene, PVC and
PET, copolymerization techniques, SBR and ABS; Kinetics of polymerization, modeling of
polymerization, polymerization reactor designcopolymerization and gasphase polymerization;
Polymer processing processing of thermoplastics and thermosetting plastics, compounding, fillers,
plasticizers, coupling agents, antidegradants, crosslinking agents, stabilizers, lubricants, colorants,
and antioxidants, machines for compounding.

Suggested Books
1. Biesenberger J. A., and Sebastian, D. H., Principles of Polymerization Engineering, John
Wiley & Sons.
2. Billmeyer, F. W., Textbook of Polymer Science, John Wiley & Sons.
3. Brazel, C. S., and Rosen, S. L., Fundamental Principles of Polymeric Materials, John Wiley &
Sons.
4. Fried, J. R., Polymer Science & Technology, Prentice Hall of India.
5. Kumar, A., and Gupta, S. K., Fundamentals of Polymer Science and Engineering, Tata
McGrawHill.
6. McCrum, N. G., Buckley, C. P. and Bucknall, C. B., Principles of Polymer Engineering,
Oxford University Press.
7. Middleman, S., Fundamentals of Polymer Processing, McGrawHill.
8. Tadmor, Z., and Gogos, C. G., Principles of Polymer Processing, John Wiley & Sons.
9. Young, R. J., and Lovell, P. A., Introduction to Polymers, CRC Press.

CHE52105 Introduction to Nanotechnology 300


Introduction to nanotechnology history, definitions, particle size, chemistry and physics of
nanomaterials, safety issues with nanoscale powders; Preparation of nanomaterials top down and
bottom up approach; Morphology of nanomaterials; Nanocomposites nanofillers, high performance
materials, polymer nanocomposites, nanoclays, nanowires, nanotubes, nanoclusters etc.; Introduction
to microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) and
nanoelectronics; Introduction to bionanotechnology and nanomedicines.

Suggested Books
1. Ajayan, P. M., Schadler, L. S., and Braun, P. V., Nanocomposite Science and Technology,
WileyVCH.
2. Regis, E., Nano: The Emerging Science of Nanotechnology, Back Bay Books.
3. Cao, G., and Wang, Y., Nanostructures and Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Properties, and
Applications, World Scientific.

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4. Ying, J., Nanostructured Materials, Academic Press.
5. Fahrner, W. R., Nanotechnology and Nanoelectronics: Materials, Devices, Measurement
Techniques, Springer.
6. Goddard, W. A., Brenner, D. W., Lyshevski, S. E., and Iafrate, G. J., Handbook of
Nanoscience, Engineering, and Technology, CRC Press.
7. Pradeep, T., Nano: The Essentials Understanding Nanoscience and Nanotechnology,
McGrawHill.

CHE52106 Introduction to Biochemical Engineering 300


Introduction to kinetics of microbial growth and product formation; Introduction of structured,
unstructured, segregated and unsegregated kinetic models; Enzyme kinetics immobilization
techniques, kinetics of immobilized enzymes and cells; Metabolic stoichiometry and energetics;
Modeling and design of different bioreactors; Scale up, operation and control of bioreactors;
Recombinant DNA technology; Downstream processing in bioprocesses; Industrial application of
bioprocesses.

Suggested Books
1. Bailey, J. E., and Ollis, D. F., Biochemical Engineering Fundamentals, McGrawHill.
2. Blanch, H. W., and Clark, D. S., Biochemical Engineering, Marcel Dekker.
3. Doran, P. M., Bioprocess Engineering Principles, Academic Press.
4. Rao, D. G., Introduction to Biochemical Engineering, Tata McGrawHill.
5. Shuler, M. L., and Kargi, F., Bioprocess Engineering: Basic Concepts, Prentice Hall.

CHE52107 Clean Coal Technology 300


Chemical and physical characteristics of coal; Introduction to coal utilisation technologies; Coal
combustion, carbonisation, gasification and liquefaction; Combustion coal stochiometry,
conventional combustion appliances and coal fired power plant; Introduction to clean coal technology
precombustion coal cleaning methods including biological and chemical cleaning methods; Clean
coal technologies for advance power generation power cycle, PC fired power plant, different type of
FBC process, Integrated coal gasification combined cycle; Emission and carbon management;
Emission control strategies and technology for power plant; CO2 capture and storage; Synthetic crude
from coal, Clean coal application in iron making; UCG, CBM, CWM/COM.

Suggested Books
1. de SouzaSantos, M. L., Solid Fuels Combustion and Gasification, CRC Press.
2. Khartchenko, N. V., Green Power: The EcoFriendly Energy Engineering, Tech Books
International.
3. Miller, B G., Clean Coal Engineering Technology, ButterworthHeinemann.

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CHE52108 Computational Fluid Dynamics 300
Introduction to computational fluid dynamics; Governing equations of fluid dynamics and heat
transfer; Turbulence modelling; Discretization of the governing equations using finite difference,
finite volume and finite element methods; Properties of discretization schemes, finite volume method
for convection diffusion problems and for unsteady state flow; Structured and unstructured grid
generation and implementation of boundary conditions; Solution algorithms and techniques for
discretized equations; Presentation and validation of CFD results.

Suggested Books
1. Anderson, J. D., Computational Fluid Dynamics: The Basics with Applications, McGraw
Hill.
2. Chung, T. J., Computational Fluid Dynamics, Cambridge University Press.
3. Fletcher, C. A. J., Computational Techniques for Fluid Dynamics, Vol. 1: Fundamental and
General Techniques, Springer.
4. Fletcher, C. A. J., Computational Techniques for Fluid Dynamics, Vol. 2: Specific
Techniques for Different Flow Categories, Springer.
5. Patankar, S. V., Numerical Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow, Taylor & Francis.
6. Tu, J., Yeoh, G. H., and Liu, C., Computational Fluid Dynamics: A Practical Approach,
ButterworthHeinemann.
7. Versteeg, H. K., and Malalasekera, W., An Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics:
The Finite Volume Method, Prentice Hall.

CHE52109 Green Technology 300


Concepts of green chemistry and technology; Materials for green chemistry and technology green
reagents, environmentally benign industrial green catalysis, biocatalysis for industrial processes,
biodegradable polymers, alternative solvents, ionic liquids; Green synthetic methods
microwave/ultrasound mediated synthesis, electroorganic synthesis; Design and development of
environmentally benign chemical pathways challenges and opportunities, highyield and zero
waste chemical processes, representative processes; Greenenergy thermochemical conversion,
combustion, gasification, liquefaction, cogeneration; Biochemical conversion anaerobic digestion,
alcohol production from biomass; Chemical conversion process oxidation, hydrolysis and
hydrogenation; Photoinitiated synthesis; Applications and future trends.

Suggested Books
1. Anastas, P., and Warner, J. C., Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice, Oxford University
Press.
2. Clarke, J. H., and Maacquarrie, D., Handbook of Green Chemistry and Technology, Wiley
Blackwell.
3. Koichi, T., Solventfree Organic Synthesis Green Chemistry, WileyVCH.
4. Matlack, A., Introduction to Green Chemistry, CRC Press.
5. Tundo, P., Perosa, A., and Zecchini, F., Methods and Reagents for Green Chemistry: An
Introduction, Wiley Inter science.

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Elective II (Any one)

CHE52110 Process Intensification 300


Introduction to process intensification advantages, mechanisms involved; Mixing in intensified
equipment; Compact and microheat exchangers; Reactors with enhanced performance spinning
disc reactors, microreactors, cavitation reactors, microwave reactors; Intensification of separation
processes; HiGee concept; Energy integration in distillation column vapour recompression cycle,
doubled wall distillation, Petlyuk column; Mass exchange network; Application of process
intensification in process industries case studies.

Suggested Books
1. Reay, D., Ramshaw, C., and Harvey, A., Process Intensification: Engineering for Efficiency,
Sustainability and Flexibility, ButterworthHeinemann.
2. Stankiewicz, A. and Moulijn, J. A., Reengineering the Chemical Process Plant: Process
Intensification, Marcel Dekker.

CHE52111 Pollution Control Engineering 300


Introduction to air pollution control; Air pollution control laws and regulations; air pollution
measurements; Mathematical modeling dispersion model, etc.; Air pollution control techniques;
nature of particulate pollutants; Design of particulate control equipment bag filter, cyclone
separator, ESP, etc.; Control of volatile organic compounds; Gaseous emission control by adsorption,
absorption, combustion, oxidation and catalytic conversion; Control of specific gaseous pollutants
SOx, NOx, automotive emission control devices. Sources and classification of water pollutants;
Standards and regulations in water pollution; Wastewater treatment techniques primary, secondary
and advanced techniques; Sedimentation, chemical precipitation, filtration, biological treatment
activated sludge process, aerated lagoons, trickling filter, chemical oxidation; Design of ETP.
Sources, classification and management of solid waste; Methods of collection and disposal methods;
Pollution control in selected process industries sugar industries, dairy, alcohol industries, petroleum
refineries and petrochemical units, fertilizer industries, pulp and paper industries, radioactive wastes.

Suggested Books
1. Davis, M. L., and Cornwell, D. A., Introduction to Environmental Engineering, McGraw
Hill.
2. de Nevers, N., Air Pollution Control Engineering, Waveland Press.
3. Mahajan, S. P., Pollution Control in Process Industries, Tata McGrawHill.
4. Metcalf and Eddy, Wastewater Engineering: Collection, Treatment and Disposal, McGraw
Hill.
5. Rao, C. S. Environmental Pollution Control Engineering, New Age International.
6. Schnelle, K. B., and Brown, C. A. Air Pollution Control Technology Handbook, CRC Press.
7. Wark, K., Warner, C. F., and Davis, W. T., Air Pollution: Its Origin and Control, Prentice
Hall.

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CHE52112 Rheology of Complex Fluids 300
Introduction to rheology; Mathematical concepts tensors, index notation, operations with tensors,
kinematics, deformation measures, balances of mass and momentum, frame invariance; Rheometry,
types of rheometer and rheometric measurements stress, strain, velocity gradient, strain rate, shear
flow, extensional flow; Rheometric models viscous fluids, Newtonian, generalized Newtonian
viscoelastic materials, Maxwell, Jeffreys; Macroscopic models governing equations, constitutive
relations, linear viscoelastic materials, time temperature superposition, relaxation time spectrum non
linear models; Microscopic models microscopic origin of stress, elastic dumbbell model, overview
of other models, Rouse, Zimm, DoiEdwards (reptation).

Suggested Books
1. Bird, R. B., Armstrong, R. C., and Hassager, O., Dynamics of Polymeric Liquids, Volume 1
Fluid Mechanics, John Wiley & Sons.
2. Deshpande A. P., Murali K. J., and Kumar. S., Rheology of Complex Fluids, Springer.
3. Larson, R. G., The Structure and Rheology of Complex Fluids, Oxford University Press.
4. Thien, N. P., Understanding Viscoelasticity: An Introduction to Rheology, Springer.

CHE52113 Process Modeling and Simulation 300


Basic concepts of process modeling, tools and approaches of simulation; Various modeling techniques
phenomenological, stochastic and empirical; Multiscale modeling techniques, AI based models
ANN, Fuzzy and hybrid; Development of mathematical model of process equipments in heat and
mass transfer, and reaction engineering; Simulation and analysis of results.

Suggested Books
1. Aris, R., Mathematical Modeling: A Chemical Engineers Perspective, Academic Press.
2. Bequette, B. W., Process Control: Modeling, Design and Simulation, Prentice Hall.
3. Denn, M. M., Process Modeling, Longman.
4. Hangos, K. M., and Cameron, I. T., Process Modelling and Model Analysis, Academic Press.
5. Holland, C. D., Fundamentals and Modeling of Separation Processes, Prentice Hall.
6. Luyben, W. L., Process Modeling, Simulation, and Control for Chemical Engineers,
McGrawHill.
7. Najim, K., Process Modeling and Control in Chemical Engineering, CRC Press.
8. Ramirez, W. F., Computational Methods for Process Simulation, ButterworthHeinemann.

CHE52114 Optimization of Chemical Processes 300


Introduction to process optimization formulation of optimization problem, classification of
optimization problems; Review of classical optimization techniques single and multi variable
optimization, KuhnTucker conditions; Nonlinear programming unconstrained and constrained
optimization, steepest descent; Dynamic programming multistage decision processes, computational

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procedure in dynamic programming; Mixedinteger programming problem formulation; Solving
MINLP problems using branchandbound methods; Solving MINLPs using outer approximation.

Suggested Books
1. Beveridge, G. S. G., and Schechter, R. S., Optimization: Theory and Practice (Chemical
Engineering), McGrawHill.
2. Deb, K., MultiObjective Optimization using Evolutionary Algorithms, John Wiley & Sons.
3. Edgar, T. F., Himmelblau, D. M., Lasdon, L. S., Optimization of Chemical Processes,
McGrawHill.
4. Rangaiah G. P., MultiObjective Optimization: Techniques and Applications in Chemical
Engineering, World Scientific.
5. Rao, S. S., Engineering Optimization Theory and Practice, John Wiley & Sons.
6. Ray, W. H., and Szekely, J., Process Optimization with Applications in Metallurgy and
Chemical Engineering, John Wiley & Sons.

CHE52115 Introduction to Fluidization Engineering 300


Onset and types of fluidization; Characteristics, advantages, disadvantages and industrial applications
of fluidized beds; Minimumfluidization velocity, pressure dropvelocity relationship, mapping of
fluidization regimes; Types and characteristics of distributor; Models for single rising bubbles and
bubbling fluidized beds; Entrainment and elutriation from fluidized beds; Solidtogas heat and mass
transfer characteristics of gas fluidized beds; Design of fluidized bed reactors cases studies on
catalytic and noncatalytic fluidsolid reactions.

Suggested Books
1. Davidson, J. F., and Harrison, D., Fluidization, Academic Press.
2. Kunii, D., and Levenspiel, O., Fluidization Engineering, ButterworthHeinemann.
3. Leva, M., Fluidization, McGrawHill.

FME52101 Mineral Processing 300


Introduction to mineral processing, scope and importance; Basic unit operations, relative merits and
demerits of processing of ores, definition ore, mineral, gangue, concentrate, tailing, yield, recovery
and ratio of concentration etc.; Comminution fundamentals of size reduction, purpose, liberation of
minerals, degree of liberation, comminution laws, different types of crushers and grinding mills, their
features and usages; Screening measurement of particle size, introduction to various size separation
processes and their importance, types of screens, factors influencing screening, screening surfaces and
screen efficiency; Classification movements of solids in fluid, hindered settling, free settling, equal
settling particles; Reynolds number and its importance; Types of classifiers, their principles and
operations; Concentration operations types of different gravity concentration units i.e. jigging,
tabling and spiral concentrators, their principles, features and applications; Flotation fundamental
and practice of flotation, types of reagents and their importance, critical pH curves, flotation circuits,

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mass balance. Magnetic and electrostatic separation principles, different types of magnetic and
electrical separators, their features and applications; Dewatering thickening, filtration and drying
principles and practices.

Suggested Books
1. Gaudin, A. M., Principles of Mineral Dressing, Tata McGrawHill.
2. Gupta, A., and Yan, D. S., Mineral Processing Design and Operations An Introduction,
Elsevier.
3. Jain, S. K., Mineral Processing, CBS Publishers.
4. Kelly, E. G., and Spottiswood, D. J., Introduction to Mineral Processing, John Wiley & Sons.
5. Wills, B. A., Mineral Processing Technology, ButterworthHeinemann.

Elective III (Any one)

CHE52116 Fundamentals of Multiphase Flow 300


Introduction to multiphase flow, basic terminology, flow regimes; Motion of single particle and
bubbles in fluids; Bubble growth and collapse in the absence and presence of thermal effects;
Cavitation; Boiling and condensation; Granular flows; Multiphase flow modeling homogeneous
flow model, separated flow model and drift flux model; Introduction to threephase flow;
Measurement methods to determine multiphase flow parameters pressure drop, holdup and flow
rate.

Suggested Books
1. Brennen, C. E., Fundamentals of Multiphase Flows, Cambridge University Press.
2. Butterworth, D., and Hewitt, G. F., Twophase Flow and Heat Transfer, Oxford University
Press.
3. Crowe, C. T., Multiphase Flow Handbook, CRC Press.
4. Crowe, C. T., Sommerfeld, M., and Yutaka, T., Multiphase Flows with Droplets and Particles,
CRC Press.
5. Govier G. W., and Aziz, K., The Flow of Complex Mixtures in Pipes, Van Nostrand.
6. Hetsroni, G., Handbook of Multiphase Systems, Hemisphere Publishing.
7. Hewitt, G. F., Measurement of Two Phase Flow Parameters, Academic Press.
8. Wallis, G. B., Onedimensional TwoPhase Flow, McGrawHill.

CHE52117 Safety Hazard and Risk Analysis 300


Plant safety and safety regulation importance and objectives of safety, safety in chemical industry,
criteria for setting and layout of chemical plant, factories act and safety regulations; Plant Hazards
fire, chemical, toxic, explosion, electrical, mechanical and radiation hazards; Control, precautions and
prevention; Standard operating procedure; Safety audit objective and procedure, audit and safety
reports; Storage and transportation of chemicals characteristics of chemical with special reference to
safe storage and handling of chemicals, layout of storage, various modes of transport and safety

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precautions in transportation of different types of chemicals; Risk management principles risk
analysis techniques, hazard and operability (HAZOP) studies, hazard analysis (HAZAN), faulttree
analysis, consequence analysis, onsite and offsite emergency management plans, human and accident
error analysis, economics of risk management; Specific case studies.

Suggested Books
1. Fawcett, H. H., and Wood, W. S., Safety and Accident Prevention in Chemical Operations,
John Wiley & Sons.
2. Haight, J. M., Handbook of Loss Prevention Engineering, Volume 1, John Wiley & Sons.
3. Handley, W., Industrial Safety Handbook, McGrawHill.
4. Mannan, S., Lees' Loss Prevention in the Process Industries: Hazard Identification,
Assessment and Control (3 Volumes), ButterworthHeinemann.

CHE52118 Petroleum Refining Engineering 300


Introduction; Evaluation of crude oil properties and ASTM methods and standards, concept of ASTM,
TBP, EFV distillation; Process flowsheet of distillation process ADU and VDU; Crude oil
processing desalting, distillation, cracking, reforming, hydrotreating, isomerization, alkylation,
polymerization, lube oil manufacturing; Design of crude oil distillation column; Furnace design;
Environmental issues and new trends in petroleum refinery operations.

Suggested Books
1. Gary, J. H., Handwerk, G. E., and Kaiser, M. J., Petrolem Refining: Technologies and
Economics, CRC Press.
2. Meyers, R. A., Handbook of Petroleum Refining Processes, McGraw Hill.
3. Nelson, W. L., Petroleum Refinery Engineering, Mc Graw Hill.
4. Rao, B. K. B., Modern Petroleum Refining Processes, Oxford & IBH.
5. Speight, J. G., The Chemistry and Technology of Petroleum, CRC Press.
6. Watkins, R. N., Petroleum Refinery Distillation, Gulf Publishing Co.

CHE52119 Interfacial and Colloidal Phenomena 300


Surface tension, adhesion and capillarity concepts of surface and interfacial energies and tensions,
YoungLaplace equation of capillarity, examples of equilibrium surfaces, multiplicity, etc., surface
modification; Stability of equilibrium solutions, contact angle and Young's equation, free energies of
adhesion; Kinetics of capillary and confined flows; Mesoscale thermodynamics Gibbs treatment of
interfaces, concept of excess concentration, variation of interfacial tensions with surfactant
concentration; Emulsions emulsion formation, some mechanistic details of stabilization, solubility
parameters; Surfactants; Stability of nanoparticle dispersions DLVO theory and kinetics of
coagulation plus general principles of diffusion in a potential field/Brownian movement; Advanced
and functional interfaces superhydrophobicity, functional coatings, structural colors, nano
adhesives, nanocomposites; Modeling of interfacial phenomena.

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Suggested Books
1. Hiemenz, P. C., and Rajagopalan, R., Principles of Colloid and Surface Chemistry, Marcel
Dekker.
2. Masliyah, J. H., and Bhattacharjee, S., Electrokinetic and Colloid Transport Phenomena, John
Wiley & Sons.
3. Myers, D., Surfaces, Interfaces, and Colloids: Principles and Applications, John Wiley &
Sons.

CHE52120 Mathematical Methods in Chemical Engineering 300


Mathematical statement of the physical problem; Formulation and solution of ordinary and partial
differential equations for chemical engineering problems; SturmLouiville theory; Separation of
variables and Fourier transforms; Laplace transforms; Solution by series Bessels equation.

Suggested Books
1. Jenson, V. G., and Jeffreys, G. V., Mathematical Methods in Chemical Engineering,
Academic Press.
2. Mickley, H. S., Sherwood, T. K., and Reed, C. E., Applied Mathematics in Chemical
Engineering, Tata McGraw Hill.
3. Pushpavanam, S., Mathematical Methods in Chemical Engineering, Prentice Hall of India.
4. Rice, R. G., and Do, D. D., Applied Mathematics and Modeling for Chemical Engineers, John
Wiley & Sons.

CHE52121 Design and Analysis of Experiments 300


Introduction to statistics for engineers the simplest discrete and continuous distributions, statistical
inference, statistical estimation, tests and estimates on statistical variance, analysis of variance and
covariance, regression analysis, correlation analysis; Design and analysis of experiments
introduction to design of experiments (DOE), screening experiments, basic experiment
mathematical modeling, statistical analysis, experimental optimization, response surface
methodology; Planning of experiments Taguchi method, central composite design, full factorial
combined with mixture design.

Suggested Books
1. Goos, P., and Jones, B., Optimal Design of Experiments: A Case Study Approach, John
Wiley & Sons.
2. Lazic, Z. R., Design of Experiments in Chemical Engineering: A Practical Guide, Wiley
VCH.
3. Montgomery, D. C., Design and Analysis of Experiments, John Wiley & Sons.

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