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CME3104 : Separation Processes 2

Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0


The aim of this module is to give the participants an understanding of the separation technology used in the modern chemical industry.

Outline Of Syllabus

Predication of phases equilibria, azeotropic distillation, multicomponent distillation, gas absorption, membrane separations, adsorption.

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion12:002:00Exam
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion112:0012:00Exam revision
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture241:0024:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesPractical23:006:00N/A
Guided Independent StudySkills practice16:006:00Numerical Practice
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching61:006:00Tutorials
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study110:0010:00Preparation of reports
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study134:0034:00Review lecture material, prepare for small group teaching
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

The lectures explain key concepts and outline illusive examples. Tutorials and numerical practice sessions will develop the students' understanding of the subject area. Simulation work carried out will enhance the students' computer skills to solve industrial separation problems.

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination1201A75N/A
Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Computer assessment1M10Asssignment to model separation problems
Report1M15One assignment (max 1000 words)
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The exam will test the students' understanding of the separations technology they have learned about during the lectures and their knowledge of separation process design methods.

The assignments will be extended problems that explore many aspects of separations process design.

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