Transport Phenomena (CH760)


M.Tech (IBT)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (3-1-0)


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.


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


Chemical Engineering

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