Cavitation and its Applications in Chemical Engineering (CH808)


M.Tech (EST)


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, wastewater treatment, atomization, crystallization, coal washing, enzyme harvesting by cell disruption; Cavitation in nanotechnology–Production of nonmaterial; 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 inChemistry and Processing, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2002.ISBN: 3-527-30205-0
HaoFeng,GustavoBarbosa-Cánovas,JochenWeiss(Editors) Ultrasound Technologies for Food and Bioprocessing,Springer,2011.ISBN-13:978-1441974716.


Chemical Engineering

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