PCH201 TRANSPORT PHENOMENA 


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Course Objective:
To
be able to analyze various
transport processes with understanding of solution
approximation methods and their limitations.
Introduction: Basic concepts of
transport phenomena, Newtonian and nonNewtonian fluids, Basic laws of
momentum, energy and mass transport, Laminar and turbulent flow, Equation of continuity.
Momentum Transport: Shell momentum
balance, Equations of motion, Navier’sStokes
equation, Velocity distributions with one and more than one independent
variable, Time dependent flow, Velocity distributions in turbulent flow,
viscous flow, Flow past immersed bodies, Boundary layer theory, Lubrication
theory, Turbulent flow, Fluctuations and time smoothed equations for velocity,
Time smoothed equation of change, Turbulent flow in ducts, Equation of energy,
Equation of continuity, Reynolds stress, Interphase transport, Friction factor
for flow in tube, around sphere and for packed columns, Polymeric liquids.
Energy Transport: The equation of change of nonisothermal system,
Temperature distribution for more than one variable, Temperature distribution
in turbulent flow, Interphase transport in nonisothermal system, Energy
transport by radiation.
Mass Transfer: Equations of change for multicomponent systems,
Concentration distributions with more than one independent variable,
Concentration distributions in turbulent flow, Interphase transport in
nonisothermal mixtures.
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