||Environmental Pollution Control
||Air & water pollutants; sampling and analysis; control methods for air & water pollutants; modeling of different control techniques; advanced wastewater treatment processes; solid waste management, noise pollution; case studies; associated laboratory.
||Process Equipment Design
||Application of principles of Chem. Engg. to the selection and design of equipment for Chemical industries; design, cost estimation and selection of process equipment; piping, pressure vessels, heat exchangers, distillation columns etc. Use of computer software packages in the design; plant safety practices; use of codes.
||Process Plant Safety
||Role of safety in society. Engineering aspects of process plant safety. Chemical hazards and worker safety. Hazardous properties of chemicals. Safety aspects in site selection and plant layout. Design and inspection of pressure vessels. Storage, handling and transportation of hazardous chemicals. Risk assessment methods. Toxic release, fire and explosions. Boiling liquid expanding vapor explosions. Safety audit. Emergency planning and disaster management. Case studies.
||Analogy for momentum, heat and mass transport; shell balance approach for analysis of individual and simultaneous momentum, heat and mass transport; hydrodynamic and thermal boundary layers; velocity, temperature and concentration distributions in turbulent flow; interphase transport for isothermal and nonisothermal systems.
||Principles of Chemical Engineering applied to Bioprocesses; Kinetic Models for growth, substrate utilization and product formation; Biological reaction kinetics and applied enzyme catalysis; immobilized biocatalysts; Bioreactor Design and Operation; Fermentation, Upstream & Downstream processing; Novel Bioreactor Configurations; Transport phenomena in Bioprocesses; Instrumentation and control; Bioprocess Optimization and Scale up; Industrial Protein Purification Techniques; Commercial Enzymes & Biopharmaceuticals; Bioprocess Patenting, Economics & Feasibility Studies.
||Fundamentals; theory of combustion and its application to problems of design and operation of equipment for efficient use of fuel; burning of coal in boilers and furnaces; radiation from fires, fly ash and fusion; ignition and flame propagation in fires; industrial explosion and fire hazards; study of design and construction of furnaces.
||Computer Aided Process Plant Design
||Introduction to chemical engineering, process plant and methodology for computer aided process design, and analysis. It further undertakes computer aided design of process equipment viz. distillation column, absorption column, heat exchanger, evaporator, condenser, pressure vessel, piping, etc; and plant safety practices. The course contains a project work on computer aided design of the specific plant or equipment.
||Corrosion principles: electrochemical aspects, environmental effects, metallurgical & other aspects; various forms of corrosion. Materials: metals and alloys, non-metallics (polymers and ceramics). Corrosion prevention: materials selection, alternation of environment, design, cathodic and anodic protection, coatings.
||Refrigeration and Air Condition
||Principles, thermodynamic analysis, load estimates and design of various refrigeration and air conditioning systems for comfort and industrial applications. Theoretical or experimental investigation of refrigeration and air-conditioning problems.
||Advanced Process Control
||Process identification and adaptive control; Model predictive control structures; Model-based control structures; State estimation; Synthesis of control systems-some case studies; Intelligent control.
||Fundamentals ,industrial applications; study, design and operation of fluidization units.
||Petroleum Refining and Petro-Chemicals
||Origin, formation and composition of petroleum; history and development of refining; refinery products and test methods; classification and evaluation of oil stocks, fractionation of petroleum; thermal and catalytic processes; properties & production of petrochemicals.
||Environmental Management Systems
||Introduction to air & water pollutants & solid wastes; sampling & analysis techniques; impact of these on environment; national & international regulations; ISO series; conventional & nonconventional energy resources; life cycle analysis; environmental audit; sustainable developments; case studies.
||Non-traditional optimization techniques; population based search algorithms; evolutionary strategies; evolutionary programming; simulated annealing; genetic algorithms; differential evolution; different strategies of differential evolution; Memetic algorithms; scatter search; ant colony optimization; self-organizing migrating algorithm; other emerging hybrid evolutionary computation techniques; engineering applications involving highly non-linear processes with many constraints and multi-objective optimization problems.
||Chemical Engineering Analysis
||Mathematical analysis of chemical engineering problems; introduction to modelling and simulation techniques in the analysis of systems; emphasis on applying mathematical techniques to real Chemical Engineering processes and on physical and mathematical interpretation of results; use of computer software for analysis and solution of mass and energy balances problems for complex processes.
||Polymerisation techniques; classification of polymers; mechanism and kinetics of formation of polymers; different techniques for determination of different types of molecular weights; polymer structure; definition and measurement of glass transition and crystalline melting temperatures; viscoelasticity and rubber elasticity behaviour; degradation and stability; polymer processing; rheology and applications. The course will terminate with several design projects on real life problems.
||Introduction to Multiphase Flow
||Introduction to multiphase flow, Single particle motion, Bubble and droplet transition, Marangoni effects, Bubble growth and collapse, Cavitation,Flow patterns, Internal flow energy conversions, Homogenous flows, Flows with bubble and gas dynamics, Sprays, Granular flows, Drift flux models, System instabilities.
||Chemical Process and Equipment
|The nature and function of process design, Flow sheet preparation and drawing, Process Planning Scheduling and Flow Sheet Design, P and I diagrams, Piping Design, Pump size selection. Design information and data, Specification and design of process equipment, Rules of THUMB for design of equipment, Software use in process design, Process design of equipment in heat and mass transfer, reactors, pumps, etc., Mechanical design of selected equipment.
||Review of Nuclear Physics, Mechanism of nuclear fission, Fission cross section, Fission products, Reactor Physics, Types of nuclear reactors, Construction and control of nuclear reactors, Heat transfer in nuclear reactors, Design and operation, Reactor shielding, Nuclear fuels, Moderators, Coolants, Reflectors and structural materials, Nuclear fuel cycle, Spent fuel characteristics, Reprocessing techniques role of solvent extraction in reprocessing, Reactor control and safety.
||Energy Conservation and
|Energy conservation, Growth and demand of energy, Energy availability, Comparison of specific energy use in select industry, Potential and status of energy in India, Energy saving potential in industries, Potential of energy efficiency in India, Energy available for industrial use and the role of conservation, Energy management and policy, Comprehensive energy conservation planning (CECP), Definition and principles of energy conservation, Energy conservation technologies, Cogeneration concept and scope, Energy audit and management. Energy conservation in utilities.
||Introduction to Nano Science and
|Introduction to nano-science, Basic idea of solid state physics and quantum mechanics, Quantum wells, Wires and dots, Properties of nanomaterials, Carbon nanotubes, Nanosynthesis, Characterisation methods, Application of nano-materials to various fields like electronics, medical, MEMS, photonics, molecular switches and others, Special reference to Chemical Engineering as in catalysis, heat transfer and special additive and performance materials (nanofluids, nanocomposites), Future of nano science and technology, Large scale manufacture and technological issues.
||Pulp and Paper Technology
||Selection of pulp and paper making raw materials, Wood Anatomy- identification, Preparation of wood chips, Chip screening, Storage and chip conveying, Chemical composition of fibrous raw materials, Chemical Pulping, Mechanical Pulping, Chemical thermo-mechanical (CTP) processes, Waste Paper Pulping, Bleaching and washing, Chemical Recovery, Description of various grades of pulp & paper, Mechanical and chemical properties of pulp, Paper making, cellulose derivatives- preparation & end use, Environmental aspects in pulp and paper industry.
||Project feasibility studies and report; project appraisal; project solution and evaluation; project planning; economic decision making; project preparation and management
||Alternate Energy Resources
||The scope and present day technology in utilization of solar energy, wind power, tidal power, geothermal power, M.H.D. and fuel cells.
||Process Plant Simulation
||Computer aided analysis of chemical process systems; classification and development of mathematical models to various chemical engineering systems; decomposition of networks; tearing algorithms; numerical methods for convergence promotion and solving chemical engineering problems; traditional & non-traditional optimization techniques; specific purpose simulation; dynamic process plant simulation; case study problems using professional software packages.
|Concepts; partial differential equations: types, boundary conditions, finite difference scheme, error analysis, grid generation, stability criteria; conduction and convection : two-dimensional steady state problem, methods for solving coupled algebraic equations, finite element method; fluid flow : governing equations, various approach of simulation (stream-vorticity, primitive variable), staggered grid, similarity solution, Newton- Raphson method, explicit and implicit formulation; solution of Navier-Stokes equations : solution of full and parabolized equations, unsteady flow, MAC, SIMPLE algorithm, RNS method; Mass Transfer : dynamic model, mass transfer with simultaneous convection and diffusion, transient multicomponent diffusion; short projects on development of codes for various real life problems involving transport processes.
||Advanced Separation Technology
||A brief overview of the existing separation technologies such as adsorption-based separation, membrane separation, cryogenic separation, and biotechnology-based separation. Recent advancements on the above areas and the new concepts such as simulated moving bed adsorption, thermally coupled pressure swing adsorption, reactive distillation, bio-filtration, supercritical fluid extraction etc. This course will terminate with several design projects on real life problems.
||Computer Aided Analysis and Design
||The course aims at developing complete self reliance in solving analysis & design problems of engineering with the aid of computers. It stresses upon the use of more powerful tools including system planning, simulation and modelling. The student will take up a design project and will work independently on the project guided by the instructor or resource person as and when required. The effort must culminate with a CAAD program and a project report.
||Advanced Separation Processes
||Shortcut and rigorous methods of conventional separation processes such as multicomponent distillation, absorption, stripping and extraction; Azeotropic and Extractive distillation; adsorption based separation, simulated moving bed adsorption, thermally coupled pressure swing adsorption; cryogenic separation, gas liquefaction; membrane based separation, pervaporation, liquid membrane; biotechnology based separation, modeling approach, design considerations, biofiltration; reactive distillation; super critical fluid extraction.
||A brief review of the process intensification (PI), includes philosophy and principles of PI; equipments and methods for PI; few examples of their application on the commercial scale, such as multifunctional reactors, hybrid processes, monolithic reactors, high gravity reactors etc., industrial practice of PI- methodology and applications; PI by process synthesis; PI by plant safety. This course will terminate with several design projects on real life problems.
||Energy Integration Analysis
||Importance and scope of application of Energy Integration; Pinch technology tools, targeting, design, synthesis and optimization of heat exchanger networks (HEN); Interfacing HEN synthesis with heat exchanger design, Retrofitting, energy integration of distillation and evaporation processes, mathematical programming approach, Artificial intelligence based approaches.
||Mechanics of turbulent flow; semi-empirical expressions; statistical concepts; stability theory; flow of non-Newtonian fluids; stationary and moving shock waves; Prandtl-Mayer expressions; two and three dimensional subsonic and supersonic flow; methods of characteristics; small perturbation theory and similarity rules.
||Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
||Review of fundamental principles; statistical foundations; thermodynamic properties of pure substances and mixtures, their estimation and correlation; stability and equilibrium criteria for homogeneous and heterogeneous systems; thermodynamics of irreversible processes.
||Heat conduction with unsteady boundary conditions; recent advances in natural and forced convection; condensation and boiling phenomena; heat transfer in high speed flows; liquid metal heat transfer, radioactive metal heat-transfer between surfaces in absorbing media; complex problems involving simultaneous conduction, convection and radiation.
||Design of multi-phase reactors; analyses of gasliquid and gas-liquid-solid reactions; intrinsic kinetics of catalytic reactions; residence time distribution models for micro-and macro-mixing; mathematical models for gas-liquid-solid reactors; laboratory reactors; dynamics and design of various multi-phase reactors such as trickle bed reactors, bubble column reactors, segmented-bed reactors, slurry reactors, spouted bed reactors, pulsating reactors, fluidized bed reactors, etc.; optimization of chemical reactors.