Process Engineering

Course Name: 

Process Engineering (MT260)


B.Tech (MME)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-1-0) 4


Units and dimensions, applications of transport phenomena, properties of fluids, laminar and turbulent fluid flow, Stoke's Law, flow past submerged bodies, flow through packed and fluidized beds, Bernoulli's Equation, dimensional analysis, flow of compressible fluids, Fourier's law, conduction in solids, liquids and gases, concept of heat transfer coefficient; introduction to solidification, heat transfer, heat transfer in packed and fluidized beds; diffusion in solids, liquids and gases, Knudsen's diffusion, solution to diffusion problems in microelectronics, diffusion processing and homogenization of alloys, unsteady state mass transfer, concept of mass transfer coefficient, diffusional operations, staged operations, similarity criteria, introduction to model and pilot plant studies.


D. R. Poirier and G. H. Geiger, Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing, TMS, Warrendale, 1994.
N.J. Themelis, Transport and Chemical Rate Phenomena, Gordon Breach, New York, 1995.
R.I.L. Guthrie, Engineering in Process Metallurgy, Oxford Science Publications 1989.


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

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