Laboratory 321

Module code CLB 321
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Laboratory safety and general industrial safety practices. Techniques for planning of experiments. Experimental work illustrating: Analysis: Composition of coal and gas, heat of combustion, viscosity. Mass transfer: Gas absorption, batch distillation, azeotropic distillation, fractional distillation and liquid-liquid extraction. Heat transfer: Condenser, shell and tube heat exchanger, heat loss from insulated pipes. Piping system design: Frictional energy loss through pipes and fittings. Measuring equipment: Rate of flow, temperature. Reporting of laboratory results.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites CJJ 310/CJJ 210, CHM 226, CPN 321#, CKN 321#, (CMO 310), CIO 320#
Contact time 8 practicals per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Both Afr and Eng
Academic organisation Chemical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 2

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