CHEM ENG 2011 - Process Engineering Thermodynamics
North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2021
General Course Information
Course Code CHEM ENG 2011 Course Process Engineering Thermodynamics Coordinating Unit School of Chemical Engineering Term Semester 2 Level Undergraduate Location/s North Terrace Campus Units 3 Contact Up to 4 hours per week Available for Study Abroad and Exchange Y Assumed Knowledge CHEM ENG 1007, CHEM ENG 2010 Course Description To provide students with the fundamental concepts and principles of modern chemical and pharmaceutical engineering thermodynamics with an emphasis on relevance to other parts of the chemical and pharmaceutical engineering curriculum. Building on the first law, the second law of thermodynamics will be introduced covering entropy; thermodynamic properties of ideal and real gases; equations of state; multicomponent mixtures; phase equilibria in mixtures; equilibrium of reacting systems; and analysis of power, refrigeration and liquefaction cycles. The course will include a practical demonstration highlighting key thermodynamic concepts.
Course Coordinator: Associate Professor Yung NgothaiEmail: email@example.com
Phone: 8313 5445
Consultation Times: Wednesday/Friday: 11-12
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Course Learning OutcomesOn successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1 Compute the thermodynamic properties of pure gases and liquids, and their mixtures; 2 Determine the heat and work requirements for physical, chemical and biochemical processes 3 Determine the equilibrium condition for chemical reactions and for the transfer of chemical species between phases; 4 Identify and formulate problems in chemical and biochemical engineering thermodynamics and find appropriate solutions; and 5 Work efficiently and productively in small teams.
The above course learning outcomes are aligned with the Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competency Standard for the Professional Engineer.
The course is designed to develop the following Elements of Competency: 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.6
University Graduate Attributes
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attribute(s) specified below:
University Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome(s) Deep discipline knowledge
- informed and infused by cutting edge research, scaffolded throughout their program of studies
- acquired from personal interaction with research active educators, from year 1
- accredited or validated against national or international standards (for relevant programs)
1-4 Critical thinking and problem solving
- steeped in research methods and rigor
- based on empirical evidence and the scientific approach to knowledge development
- demonstrated through appropriate and relevant assessment
1-5 Teamwork and communication skills
- developed from, with, and via the SGDE
- honed through assessment and practice throughout the program of studies
- encouraged and valued in all aspects of learning
1-5 Career and leadership readiness
- technology savvy
- professional and, where relevant, fully accredited
- forward thinking and well informed
- tested and validated by work based experiences
5 Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
- a capacity for self-reflection and a willingness to engage in self-appraisal
- open to objective and constructive feedback from supervisors and peers
- able to negotiate difficult social situations, defuse conflict and engage positively in purposeful debate
The required resource is available in multiple formats and options:E-Texts and printed texts can be purchased at <https://www.wileydirect.com.au/buy/fundamentals-of-engineering-thermodynamics-9th-australia-new-zealand-edition/>
- Michael J. Moran, Howard N. Shapiro, Daisie D. Boettner, Margaret B. Bailey, "Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics", Wiley, 9th Australia & New Zealnd Edition, 2019 (ISBN: 9781119571766)
- Themis Matsoukas, “Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics”, Pearson, 2013.
- J. M. Smith, H. C. Van Ness, and M. M. Abbott, “Introduction to Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics”, McGraw-Hill, 7th Edition, 2005.
- S. I. Sandler, “Chemical, Biochemical, and Engineering Thermodynamics”, Wiley, 4th Edition, 2006.
- Y. A. Cengel and M. Boles, “Thermodynamics: An Engineering Approach”, Mc Graww-Hill, 7th Edition, 2011.
- B. E. Poling, J. M. Prausnitz, and J. P. O’Connell, “The Properties of Gases and Liquids”, McGraw-Hill, 5th Edition, 2001.
- S. Skogestad, “Chemical and Energy Process Engineering”, CRC Press, 2009.
- G.F.C. Rogers and Y.R. Mayhew, “Thermodynamic and Transport Properties of Fluids - SI Units”, Blackwell, 5th Edition, 1995.
- R.H. Perry & D. Green, “Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook”, McGraw-Hill, 7th Edition, 1997.
Online LearningA range of online resources will be provided via MyUni.
Learning & Teaching Activities
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Activity Contact Hours Workload Hours Lectures 22 44 Tutorials 20 40 In Class Tests 3 15 Total 45 99
Learning Activities SummaryTopic 1: PVT Relationships and Equations of State
The law of corresponding states: PVT surfaces, critical constants, law of rectilinear diameters, virial equation,“simple” fluids, “normal” fluids. Empirical equations of state: van der Waals, Redlich-Kwong. Generalized correlations.
Topic 2: Thermodynamic Properties of Real Substances
Thermodynamic functions. Estimation of thermodynamic properties from PVT data and heat capacities. Detailed calculation of thermodynamic properties for real gases. Generalized correlation of thermodynamic properties; hypothetical ideal-gas states. Fugacities of gases, liquids and solids.Phase changes: Clausius-Clapeyron equation. Vapor pressure. Properties of 2-phase systems. Property representations. Steady-state flow: compressors and turbines, throttling devices, nozzles.
Topic 3: Power generationCarnot cycle. Rankine cycle: steam power plant; superheat, reheat and regeneration. Thermodynamics of mechanical explosions.
Topic 4: Refrigeration and Liquefaction
Carnot refrigeration cycle. Refrigerant charts and diagrams. Vapor-compression cycle: expansion valves, expansion engine. Absorption refrigeration. Liquefaction: Joule-Thomson effect, Linde process.
Topic 5: Phase Equilibrium and Multicomponent Systems
General conditions of equilibrium. Criteria of equilibrium. Composition of phases in equilibrium. Ideal-liquid solutions; Raoult’s Law; Henry’s Law; Lewis-Randall Rule. Vapor-liquid equilibrium at low and high pressures. Dew point and bubble point. Phase equilibrium constants. Excess mixture properties. Gibbs-Duhem equation; partial molar quantities. Activity coefficients: Margules and van Laar equations, thermodynamic consistency tests. Empirical and predictive liquid mixture models.
Topic 6: Chemical Reaction Equilibria
Reaction thermochemistry. Reaction equilibrium constants. Temperature dependence of equilibrium constants: van’t Hoff equation. Pressure dependence of equilibrium yields; inert gas effects. Complex equilibria: multiple reactions. Heterogeneous gas-solid, gas-liquid and liquid-solid reactions. Thermodynamics of chemical explosions.
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Assessment Task Weighting (%) Individual/ Group Formative/ Summative Due (week)* Hurdle criteria Learning outcomes 4 Online Quizzes 20 Individual Formative Weeks 2-11 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 4 Assignments 10 Individual/Group Formative Weeks 2-11 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 1 mid semester Test 10 individual Formative 8 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Final Examination 60 individual Summative 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Total 100
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M10 (Coursework Mark Scheme) Grade Mark Description FNS Fail No Submission F 1-49 Fail P 50-64 Pass C 65-74 Credit D 75-84 Distinction HD 85-100 High Distinction CN Continuing NFE No Formal Examination RP Result Pending
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