University of Technology Sydney

41382 Unit Operations

Requisite(s): 41117 Introduction to Chemical Process Engineering AND 41380 Heat and Mass Transfer AND 91161 Cell Biology and Genetics


In this subject, students are introduced to the design of unit operations and equipment for industrial applications. Students learn the principles of membrane separation, distillation, liquid-liquid extraction, ion exchange, absorption, adsorption, and drying. Students also explore the economics, safety and environmental responsibility in all stages of the design process. Upon the completion of this subject, students will have acquired analytical skills and knowledge for designing and constructing the piping and instrument diagram (P&ID) of an integrated system of multiple unit operations.

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