FONDAMENT CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGIES IN INDUSTRY AND ENVIRONMENT MOD 1

FONDAMENT CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGIES IN INDUSTRY AND ENVIRONMENT MOD 1

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Code
65185
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
5 credits during the 3nd year of 8757 Chemistry and Chemical Technologies (L-27) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
CHIM/04
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Chemistry and Chemical Technologies)
semester
Annual
Prerequisites

OVERVIEW

The course includes theoretical lessons on process instrumentation, flow and transportation of fluids, membrane separation processes together with practical laboratory work on part of the topics covered in the theoretical lessons.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

To supply theoretical principles on flow and transportation of fluids together with some example and practical application

To develop ability to work in groups as well as to write proper reports on the laboratory work  

Teaching methods

Theoretical lessons and practical demonstrations

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

a) Theoretical lessons

Materials of construction for chemical plants. Mechanical and technological properties of materials. Piping: pipe, joints, flanges, fittings. Valves. Transportation of fluids: pumps, compressors. Instrumentation and measurements: flow, temperature, pressure, 
level. Process control. Membrane separation processes: micro and ultrafiltration, nanofiltration and reverse osmosis

 

b) Relevant laboratory work

- evaluation of friction loss through pipes and valves.

- evaluation  of centrifugal pumps  performance  

- separation tests through ultrafiltration or  reverse  osmosis 
membrane.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

G. Cornetti, Macchine idrauliche, Il Capitello, Torino, 1989.

A.S. Foust, L.A. Wenzel, C.W. Clump, L.B. Andersen, I principi delle operazioni unitarie, CEA, Milano, 1980

M. Cheryan, Ultrafiltration handbook, Technomic, Lancaster, USA, 1986

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Send e-mail to bottino@chimica.unige.it

Exam Board

ALDO BOTTINO (President)

ALBERTO SERVIDA (President)

PAOLO MORETTI

PAOLA COSTAMAGNA

CAMILLA COSTA

ORIETTA MONTICELLI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Theoretical lessons and practical demonstrations

LESSONS START

September last week (preferably)

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral

Assessment methods

Knowledge of the topics covered in the theoretical lessons, practical skills acquired in the laboratory work, quality of laboratory reports