Unit Operations in Chemical Engineering

Learn the most important Unit Operations in Chemical Plants

In this course we study the core of Chemical Engineering: Unit Operations.

What you’ll learn

  • Understand the importance of Unit Operations in the Chemical Industry.
  • Identify relevant Unit Operations in Process Flow Diagrams.
  • Get to know the basic concepts behind Unit Operations.
  • Recognize typical Equipment Design & Operation.
  • Pressure Changers: Pumping, piping, fittings, compressing, etc….
  • Heat Exchange: heaters, coolers, condensers, boilers.
  • Separation Processes: flashing, distillation, absorbers, fractionation columns.
  • Reactors: Batch, Stirred Tank, Plug Flow, etc….

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 4 lectures • 13min.
  • Momentum Transfer Operations –> 35 lectures • 1hr 26min.
  • Heat Transfer Operations –> 23 lectures • 45min.
  • Mass Transfer Operations –> 45 lectures • 1hr 24min.
  • Reactor Engineering –> 8 lectures • 21min.
  • Process Diagrams –> 9 lectures • 29min.
  • Conclusion –> 1 lecture • 1min.
  • Bonus & Surprises! –> 1 lecture • 1min.

Unit Operations in Chemical Engineering

Requirements

In this course we study the core of Chemical Engineering: Unit Operations.

  • What are Unit Operations?
  • Typical Unit Operations in Chemical Engineering
  • Piping & Fittings
  • Pumping, Compressing and Fluid Metering
  • Fluidisation Beds
  • Heat Exchangers (Heat & Shell, Plates)
  • Condensers
  • Evaporators (Falling/Rising Film, Natural and Forced Convection)
  • Reboilers (Kettle, Thermosyphon)
  • Flashing & Distillation
  • Liquid and Gas Dispersion
  • Absorption and Stripping
  • Liquid Liquid Extraction
  • Drying and Humidification
  • Adsorption
  • Batch Reactors
  • Continuous Stirred Tank Reactors
  • Plug Flow Reactor
  • Packed Bed Reactors
  • Process Flow Diagrams (PDF)
  • Pipe & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID)

We cover from design, models and overall review of Unit Operations.