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Course "Introduction to chemical engineering"

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Type of course Lecture
Docent Prof. Dr. J. Gmehling
Day and time Tue & Th 10-12
Room W3 2-240
Remark 1st half of term

About the course

The lecture gives a survey on basic elements of industrial chemistry, e.g.: history of the chemical industry, current situation of raw materials and energy, products of the chemical industry, basic terms (conversion, selectivity, yield), comparison of labs vs. industry, reaction kinetics (homogeneous), mass and heat transfer, thermodynamics (chemical and phase equilibrium, material data), calculation and solution of balance equations, costing, flow diagrams, basic organic chemicals (steam cracker and steam reforming), principles and processes in production, environmental protection (laws and processes).

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