CM 804 Process Modeling & Simulation Syllabus RGPV / RGTU B.E. Chemical Engineering(CM) VIII-8th Semester Syllabus
Unit II Non-Reacting Liquid Systems: Introduction, equation of continuity, simple mass balance, application of the model equations, component mass balances, model behavior: steady state behavior, un-steady state behavior, density assumption, numerical integration methods of ordinary differential equation; Reacting Liquid Systems: Introduction, basic model equations for a tank-type reactor, reaction rate, batch reactor, pseudo first-order reactions, reversible reactions, multiple reactions; consecutive reactions, parallel reactions, complex reactions, constant density assumption, order and stochiometry.
Unit III Treatment of experimental data: Introduction, criteria for Best Fit, Best Slope-I, Best Slope-II, Best straight line, physical property correlations, fitting a quadratic, simulationexamples of gravity fluid flow, heat and mass transfer, Monte-Carlo simulation.
Unit IV Dynamic modeling of simple processes, sequential, simultaneous modular and equation oriented approaches, partitioning and tearing.
Unit V Computer programming of various iterative convergence methods such as Newton- Ralphson, false position, Wegstein, Muller methods.
1. Russell TWF; Introduction to Chemical Engineering Analysis - John Wiley & Sons
2. Luyben W.L; Process Modeling, Simulation And Control For Chemical Engineers; TMH
3. Jana ; Chemical process modeling and computer simulation; PHI Learning
List of Experiments (Please Expand It) Process Modeling & Simulation CM 804:
1. Process dynamics experiments like flow of incompressible fluids at a variable flow rate.
2. Dynamics of a tank draining through an orifice in the bottom. Differential equation formulation and verification with the experimental data.
3. Mass balance in a tank filling at certain rate and emptying at another rate. Rectangular and wedge-shaped tank and incompressible fluid.
4. Modeling a batch reactor-verification of 151 and 2nd order rate kinetics.
5. Counter current double pipe heat exchanger modeling-data analysis by iterative methods.
6. Simulation of a distillation column-binary systems, equi-molal overflow, constant relative, volatility.
7. Input-Output response study in non-ideal flow reactors.
8. Simulation of a perfectly mixed reactor with heat transfer. Derivation of a mathematical model and solving for study state heat transfer.
Note: Each student should perform at least six experiments out of the above list.