PCH101 CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
THERMODYNAMICS 


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Course Objective:
To introduce the principles of
chemical engineering thermodynamics and illustrate their applications in the
design of process plants.
Review
of Basic Concepts of Thermodynamics: Energy and entropy balances,
Equilibrium criteria, Chemical potential, Fugacity, Activity, Raoult's law, Fugacities in gas
mixtures: Virial equation of state, Fugacities in liquid mixtures: Ideal solutions, excess
functions, GibbsDuhem equation.
Thermodynamic
Properties of Fluids:
Thermodynamic properties from volumetric and thermal data, Equations of state,
Fugacity of components in a mixture, Phase equilibria
from an equation of state, Prediction of enthalpy departure and VLE
characteristics from equation of state, Intermolecular forces and Potential
functions: Ionion dipole, induction and dispersion forces, repulsion, specific
chemical forces, Hydrophobic interaction and entropy effects, Theory of
corresponding states.
Free Energy Models: Margulus, RK, Wohl Wilson, NRTL, UNIQUAC, UNIFAC methods.
LiquidLiquid
Equilibrium:
Partial miscibility, LLE analysis, Supercritical analysis.
MultiComponent
Mixtures:
Fugacities in liquid mixtures, Van Laar theory, ScatchardHildebrand
theory, Lattice model.
NonIdeal Thermodynamics: Gas mixtures,
Nonlinear phase equilibrium, Molecular thermodynamics, Molecular
theory of fluids.
Recommended Books:
1.
Smith,
J.M., Van Ness H.C., and Abbott, M.M., Introduction to Chemical Engineering
Thermodynamics, Tata McGrawHill (2004).
2.
Sandler,
S.I., Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Thermodynamics, John Wiley (1999).
3.
Kyle
B.G., Chemical and Process Thermodynamics, Prentice  Hall (2004).
4.
Saad A.M.,
Thermodynamics: Principles and
Practice, Prentice  Hall (1997).