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Fluid Mechanics | |

- Identification of laminar and turbulent flows (Reynolds apparatus)
- Measurement of point velocities (Pitot tube)
- Verification of Bernoulliâ€™s equation
- Calibration of Rotameter
- Variation of Orifice Coefficient with Reynolds Number
- Determination of Venturi Coefficient
- Friction losses in fluid flow in pipes
- Pressure drop in a packed bed for different fluid velocities.
- Pressure drop and void fraction in a fluidized bed
- To Study the coefficient of contraction for a given open orifice
- To Study the coefficient of discharge in a V - notch
- To Study of the characteristics of a centrifugal pump.
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Mechanical Operations | |

- To take a representative sample from a bulk by two methods, viz. Riffle and Cone & Quartering and to find out the average size {volume-surface mean diameter} of the samples.
- To determine the Grindability Index {G.I} of coal by Hard Groove Machine.
- To determine the time of grinding in a ball mill for producing a product with 80% passing a given screen.
- To verify the laws of crushing using any size reduction equipment like crushing rolls, ball mill or vibrating mill and to find out the work Index {W.I} of the material.
- To compare open circuit and closed circuit grinding by means of a ball mill.
- To determine the optimum time of sieving for a given sample of material.
- To find the effectiveness of hand screening of a given sample by a given screen.
- To find the screen effectiveness of a trommel.
- To separate a mixture of coal into two fractions using sink and float method.
- To separate a mixture of coal into two fractions using froth flotation technique.
- To find the size analysis of a given fine sample using beaker decantation method.
- To separate a mixture of particles by jigging.
- To concentrate a given material by means of tabling.
- To obtain batch sedimentation data and to calculate the minimum thickener area under given conditions.
- To determine the specific cake resistance and filter medium resistance of a slurry in plate and frame filter press.
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Mass Transfer I & II | |

- Steam distillation
- Differential distillation
- Height equivalent to a theoretical plate
- Vapor-liquid equilibria
- Determination of liquid diffusion coefficient
- Determination of vapor diffusion coefficient
- Surface evaporation
- Height of a transfer unit
- Ternary liquid equillibria (Binodal curve)
- Liquid-liquid equilibria.
- Limiting flow rates in spray tower
- Hydrodynamics of perforated plate tower
- Volumetric mass transfer coefficients in perforated plate tower
- Dynamics of liquid drops (Single drop extraction tower)
- Studies of axial mixing characteristics in a packed bed
- Gas-liquid mass transfer in packed tower
- Drying characteristics of a given material
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Heat Transfer | |

- Determination of total thermal resistance and thermal conductivity of composite wall.
- Determination of the thermal conductivity of a metal rod.
- Determination of the natural convective heat transfer coefficient for a vertical tube.
- Determination of critical heat flux point for pool boiling of water.
- Determination of forced convective heat transfer coefficient for air flowing through a pipe.
- Determination of over-all heat transfer coefficient in double pipe heat exchanger.
- Study of the temperature distribution along the length of a pin fin under natural and forced convection conditions.
- Estimation of unsteady state film heat transfer coefficient between the medium in which the body is cooled.
- Determination of Stefan-Boltzmann constant.
- Determination of emissivity of a given plate at various temperatures.
- Determination of radiation constant of a given surface.
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Chemical Technology | |

- Total solids, dissolved solids,pH
- Chlorides and sulphates
- Temporary, permanent and total hardness.
- Acid value
- Iodine value
- Saponification value
- Analysis of coal: Proximate analysis
- Analysis of lime: Estimation of acid insolubles, available lime and calcium carbonate
- Analysis of bleaching powder: Estimation of chlorine content.
- Analysis of starch/glucose: Estimation of total reducing sugars
- Analysis of saw dust: Estimation of total cellulose and â€“cellulose
- Preparation of soap
- Preparation of copper pigment
- Preparation of chrome yellow pigment
- Preparation of phenol formaldehyde resin
## A. Analysis of water:## B. Analysis of oils:## C. Miscellaneous analysis:## D. Miscellaneous preparations: | |

Chemical Reaction Engineering | |

- Determination of the order of a reaction using a batch reactor and analysing the data by (a) differential method (b) integral method .
- Determination of the activation energy of a reaction using a batch reactor.
- To determine the effect of residence time on conversion and to determine the rate constant using a CSTR.
- To determine the specific reaction rate constant of a reaction of a known order using a batch reactor.
- To determine the order of the reaction and the rate constant using a Tubular reactor.
- Determination of RTD and Dispersion number in aTubular reactor using a tracer.
- Mass transfer with chemical reaction (solid-liquid system) - Determination of Mass Transfer Co-efficient.
- Axial mixing in a packed bed. Determination of RTD and the dispersion number for a packed-bed using tracer.
- Langmuir Adsorption isotherm: Determination of surface area of activated charcoal.
- Performance of reactors in series:
(i) A plug-flow reactor followed by a CSTR (ii) A CSTR followed by a plug flow reactor.
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Process Dynamics and Control | |

- Response of Resistance Thermometer
- Response of Thermometer with and without Thermal Well.
- Response of Manometer
- Response of Single-Tank Liquid-level system.
- Response of Two-Tank Liquid-level system.
- Calibration of Thermocouples.
- Response of mixing process.
- Calibration of Rotameter with compressible fluid.
- Study of ON-OFF control action.
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Chemical Process Equipment Design | |

- Sensible Heat Exchangers ( 1-2 or 2-4)
- Condenser and Reboiler
- Multiple Effect Evaporator
- Fractionating Column- Plate and Packed columns
- Packed bed absorber
- Continuous tubular reactor (Homogeneous and Heterogeneous )
## The following equipment shall be designed in detail.## Practical Exam: 3 Hrs. duration open book |