Revision Course in Process Technology

Course contents
Chemical process engineering:
- Introduction to the basic physicochemical principles of the description of reaction engineering processes with a focus on chemical equilibrium and reaction kinetics
- Basic types and operating modes of reactors
- Evaluation criteria for reactors
- Calculation of conversion, yield, and selectivity in complex reactions
- Introduction to kinetics
- Kinetics of homogeneous reactions
- Principles of heterogeneous catalysis
- Analysis of reaction kinetics data
- Residence time distribution in ideal reactors
Thermal process engineering:
- Phase equilibrium
- Vaporization (p-x diagram)
- Distillation (t-x diagram/McCabe-Thiele)
- Rectification
- Ad-/absorption
- Extraction
Mechanical process engineering:
- Characterization of particles and particle systems in mechanical process engineering
- Particle measurement technology
- Basic principles of separation, classification, and sorting processes
- Gas-particle separation processes
- Solid-liquid separation processes
- Mixing processes
- Agitation