Chemical engineering design 320

Module code CIO 320
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Steady and unsteady state conductive heat transfer in one to three dimensions.  Temperature distributions. Convective heat transfer. Application of boundary layer theory. Determination of film coefficients. Design of heat transfer equipment.  Radiant heat transfer. Application of the mechanical energy balance to single phase Newtonian fluids in steady state systems. Adjustment for multiphase, non-Newtonian as well as pulsating systems. Orifice design. Optimal economic choice of pipe diameters, pumps and control valves.

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites (CTD 223), SWK 210, COP 311 GS
Contact time 3 tutorials per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Chemical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 2

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