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The department boast itself with fully fledged labs in the areas of Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Separation Processes, Mechanical Operations, Process Control and Petroleum Engineering. In addition, latest advanced equipment in the field of Chemical Engineering are also available. Software such as MATLAB, ANSYS, ASPEN-HYSYS, MINITAB, DWSIM- Chemical Process Simulator and a number of advanced computational tools are also available at the department. The list of equipment available in area wise is given below.


                           Research Equipment/ Instruments

 
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Instruments and Equipments

1

Gas Chromatography -Mass Spectrometer (GC-MS)  (Shimadzu QP2020 NX with Auto Injector)

2

Thermal Gravimetric Analyzer (TGA) Shimadzu : TGA-50,

3

Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC) Shimadzu : DSC-60

4

UV-Visible Spectrophotometer, Shimadzu: UV-2600 With Diffuse Reflectance (DRS) - Band Gap

5

Tensiometer (Dynamic Contact Angle) Data Physics DCAT 15

6

Sun Simulator - Xenon Lamp 

7

High Temperature Fluidized Bed Reactor (1100C) Carbolite

8

Humidifier Chamber

9

Ebulliometer (Operation Under Vacuum)

10

Abbe Refractometer

11 

Tube Furnace (1100C)

12

Membrane Filtration Unit (Modular Unit With Option For Ultra, Micro, Nano – Filtration) 

13 

Visible Spectrophotometer 

14 

Jar Test Apparatus 

15 

Bath Sonicator

16 

Vortex Mixer 

17

COD Measurement Device :  HACH DR 900

18

Hot Air Oven 

19   

Ozone Monitor

20 

Centrifuge 

21

pH Meter

22 

Conductivity Meter With Online Measurement

23

Conductivity Meter With TDS

24

Universal Meter (pH, Conductivity, Ion Selective Electrode, Dissolved Oxygen)

25 

Hand-Held Refractometer

26 

Digital Weighing Balances (Readability 1g, 0.1g, 1 Mg) 

27   

Moisture Analyzer

28

Gas Analyzer  

29   

Novital Grain Mill 

30

Water Circulation Chiller 

31

Static Meter

 
 Chemical Engineering Lab-I (Separation Processes II & Reaction Engineering)

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Equipment

1

Cone Classifier

2

Elutriator

3

Rotary Vacuum Filter

4

Photobioreactor

5

Plate & Frame Filter Press

6

Sieve Plate Distillation

7

Froth Flotation Cell

8

Plug Flow Reactor (PFR)

9

Semi Batch Reactor

10

Isothermal Batch Reactor

11

Tubular Reactor

12

Continuous Stirred Tank Reactor (CSTR)

13

CSTR in Series

14

Jaw Crusher

15

Sigma Mixer

16

Ball Mill

17

Gyratory Sieve Shaker

18

Hammer Mill

19

Orbital Shaking Incubator

20

Cooling Tower

21

Jacketed Glass reactor 


Chemical Engineering Lab-II (Fluid Flow Operations, Separation Processes II)

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Equipment

1

Losses due to Pipe Fittings

2

Heat Transfer in Agitated Vessel

3

Discharge Over Notches

4

Shell & Tube Heat Exchanger

5

Bernoulli's Theorem

6

Centrifugal Pump Test Rig

7

Venturi, Orifice & Rotameter Test Rig

8

Absorption in Packed Bed

9

Vapour-Liquid Equilibria

10

Reciprocating Pump Test Rig

11

UV Photoreactor

12

Liquid-Liquid Extraction in Packed Bed

13

Unsteady State Heat Transfer

14

Gaseous Diffusion Apparatus

15

Mass Transfer with/without Chemical Reaction

20

Liquid Diffusion Coefficient

21

Fixed & Fluidized Bed

22

Ozone Generator

23

Melting Point of Grease/Wax

24

Forced Draft Tray Dryer

25

Sedimentation Studies Apparatus


                                      Petroleum Lab

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Equipment

1

Vacuum Distillation

2

Soxhlet Extraction Apparatus

3

Smoke Point Apparatus

4

Thin Film Aniline Point Apparatus

5

Conradson Carbon Residue

6

Bomb Calorimeter

7

Pensky-Martens Apparatus

8

Cleveland Apparatus

9

Orsat Apparatus

10

Simple Distillation

11

Melting Point of Grease/Wax

 

 

Achievements

  • AERIAL ROBOTICS COMPETITION

    The aerial robot, developed by students of BITS Pilani at the Dubai campus won the first position in the International Aerial Robotics Competition (IARC) held recently in  North Dakota, United States.

  • Chem-E-Car 2019

    Chemical Engineering students from BITS Pilani Dubai Campus were able to participate (with sponsorship) in the prestigious Chem-E-Car competition (Middle East region), which was organised as a part of MEPEC conference in Bahrain by AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers’) from 14th to 16th Oct 2019. Ms. Urvashi Satwani, Ms. Amaan Fathima, Ms. Jasiya Harris ,Ms. Sadhya Gulati, Ms. Shruthi Ravindran, Mr. Allan Barbosa.The BPDC Chem-E-Car team managed to win the most titles among the other teams as they bagged two awards: 1st Place in Poster Competition and Best Video Award 


  • 7th Undergraduate Research Competition conducted by Abu Dhabi University-2019

    Chemical Engineering Students have secured prestigious 1st place in Environmental Science section. Hearty congratulations to the winners and all finalists from BPDC. Student: Urvashi Satwani, Amaan Fathima, Mentor: Dr. Nishant Pandya, Prize Money: AED 5000.

  • INNOVATIONS FROM WASTE 2017

    Dubai Municipality honoured the winners of the “INNOVATIONS FROM WASTE 2017” contest on 8thFebruary 2018. A group of 4 students (Abinaya, Krishna, Jithin and Sripriya) from our Chemical Engineering department mentored by Dr. B.G. Prakash Kumar have secured the first runner up position in the category “ VISION OF THE FUTURE ” for their proposal of “BLACK GOLD FROM VEGETABLE WASTE”. A prototype compost bin was developed to reduce our housing ecological footprint.

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