Transport Phenomena (CH760)

Programme: 

M.Tech (IBT)

Semester: 

First

Category: 

Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (3-1-0)

Content: 

Introduction to transport phenomena to biological systems, general transport equations for momentum, heat and mass transfer and their analogies; cylindrical and spherical coordinates; boundary layer concepts; Convective transport; Transport in turbulent condition; Multiphase systems and transport coefficients; Non-steady state transport; microscopic balances for isothermal, non-isothermal multi component systems; diffusion in biofilm-floc; transport coefficients and mass transfer in bioprocesses and biosystem; case studies of application of the concept to biological systems.

References: 

Heat and Mass Transfer: A Biological Context, Second Edition, Ashim K. Datta, CRC Press, 2017
Transport Phenomena in Biological Systems, 2nd Edition, By George A. Truskey, Fan Yuan, David F. Katz, Pearson publishers, 2008

Department: 

Chemical Engineering
 

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Prasanna B D, Associate Professor and Head
Department of Chemical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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