ETS/Theodore Tutorials

Mass Transfer Operations
A Self-Instructional Problem Workbook

Louis Theodore and James E. Barden
Department of Chemical Engineering
Manhattan College, Riverdale NY

Published by ETS Professional Training Institute
1995 Louis Theodore. 361 pages. ISBN 1-882767-17-9.

Table of Contents

Basic Operations
Conversion of Units Weight and Mole Fraction Average Molecular Weight Temperature Terms Pressure Terms Ideal Gas Law Actual and Standard Volumetric Flow Rates Mass Flow Rate and Standard Volumetric Flow Rate Vapor Pressure Gas Concentration BOD, COD, and UOD Humidity Discharge Velocity Reynolds Number Conservation Law for Mass Stoichiometry Chemical Kinetics Reaction Mechanisms Chemical Reaction Equilibrium Conservation Law for Energy Required Heat Rate Standard Enthalpy of Reaction Cost Estimation Decision Trees Flow Diagrams Integration Differentiation Newton Raphson Runge-Kutta Linear Regression Analysis

Equilibrium Relationships Henry's Law Fick's Law Mass Transfer Coefficients

Gas Absorption
Absorption Principles Spray Tower Packing Height Tower Height and Diameter Packed Tower Absorber Design With No Data Multicomponent Plate Tower Design

Liquid Absorption (Stripping)
Minimum Stripping Gas Rate Air Stripping VOCs

Gas Adsorption
Adsorption Equilibria Working Capacity Degreaser Ventilation Design Review Adsorber Design Regeneration

Liquid Adsorption
Freundlich Isotherm Breakthrough Adsorption Capacity

Bubble and Dew Points Flash Distillation Batch Distillation McCabe-Thiele Method Distillation in a Packed Column Fenske-Underwood-Gilliland Method

Liquid-Liquid Extraction Liquid-Solid Extraction (Leaching)

Health and Safety Awareness
Safe Exposure Levels Threshold Limit Values - Mixture Respirators HAZOP and HAZAN

Environmental Applications
Control of VOC Discharges Emission Rates Volatile Solvent Storage Accidental/Emergency Discharge into a Lake/Reservoir

Absorber Packing Selection Breakeven Operation Annualized Capital and Installation Costs Equipment Options Distillation vs. Extraction Comparison Wastes from Mass Transfer Operations

Fundamentals Gas Absorption Liquid Absorption (Stripping) Gas Adsorption Liquid Adsorption Distillation Extraction Health and Safety Awareness Environmental Applications Economics

Appendix: Unit Conversions


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