Cavitation and its Applications in Chemical Engineering (CH815)


M.Tech (CPD)


Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (2-1-0)


Cavitation physics; hydrodynamic and acoustic cavitation; cavitation bubble dynamics Rayleigh Plesset equation; Cavitation assisted physicochemical and biological transformations mixing, leaching and extraction, dyeing, waste water treatment, atomization, crystallization, coal washing, enzyme harvesting by cell disruption; Cavitation in nanotechnology Production of nanomaterials; precision cleaning of surfaces.


Brennen Christopher, Cavitation and Bubble Dynamics, Oxford University Press, New York, 1996. ISBN: 0195094093 T.J. Mason, J.P. Lorimer, Applied Sonochemistry: Uses of Power Ultrasound in Chemistry and Processing, Wiley- VCH Verlag, 2002. ISBN: 3-527-30205-0 HaoFeng, Gustavo Barbosa-Cánovas, JochenWeiss (Editors) Ultrasound Technologies for Food and Bioprocessing, Springer,2011. ISBN-13: 978-1441974716.


Chemical Engineering

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