3603 Lectures

Schedule & Lectures

NOTE: This page will change frequently. Please check back here often for changes & updates.

Lecture notes and screencasts are available in the table below.  Notes will be posted prior to each lecture.  Screencasts of the lecture will be posted following the lecture.  Other files & supplementary materials will also be posted below.

Please note that screencasts are provided as a courtesy, and are not intended to be a replacement for in-class attendance.

DateReading AssignmentLecture NotesScreencastOther resources
1/6/2020Class syllabus
SHR Chapter 1
IntroductionClass overview
1/10/2020Mole BalancesMole Balances - pipe flow example
1/13/2020Integral mole balances & tank example
1/15/2020Fick's lawthe tank problem; integral to differential mole balances

Molecular origins of diffusion
Tank example jupyter notebook
1/17/2020SHR §3.1-3.2Tank example in Jupyter; mixture velocities
1/22/2020Fick's law, fluxes
1/24/2020Mole Balances review; Two-Bulb Problem
1/27/2020Two-bulb problem (part 2)
1/29/2020Midterm 1Midterm 1
1/31/2020Beaker problemLoschmidt Tube
2/3/2020All classes cancelled(snow day)
2/5/2020SHR §3.3Fick's Second LawBeaker problem, comments on Fick's law
Fick's Second Law & Loschmidt tube
2/7/2020SHR §3.6Mass transfer coefficientsTechnical difficulties. Here's links to last year's lectures on Fick's second law and intro to mass transfer coefficients
2/10/2020MTCs & Film Theory
2/12/2020Two-Film Theory
2/14/2020SHR Chapter 2Thermo reviewThermo review - part 1
Thermo review - part 2
2/24/2020SHR §4.1-4.2Single stage equilibriumDegree of freedom analysis
2/26/2020Binary VLE, Txy & xy Diagrams, Operating Line
2/28/2020SHR §4.3-4.4Azeotropes, multicomponent flash introduction
3/2/2020Dew & Bubble point calculations (+coughing)Bubble & Dew point calculation example
3/4/2020Isothermal & Adiabatic flash; Liquid-liquid equilibrium
3/6/2020SHR §6.1Absorption & StrippingLiquid-Liquid equilibrium & Ternary Diagrams
Introduction to absorption & trayed towers
3/16/2020All classes cancelled
3/18/2020SHR §6.3Packed column overview; Mole balances & Operating lines for trayed columns
3/20/2020SHR §6.7Analysis of trayed towers (cont.) and intro to packed towers
3/23/2020Two film Theory, HoG & NoG
3/25/2020Midterm 3Midterm 3
3/27/2020SHR §7.1-7.2Binary DistillationBinary Distillation (1/3)
3/30/2020Binary distillation (2/3)
4/1/2020Binary distillation (3/3)
4/3/2020SHR §13.1Batch distillationBatch distillation part 1
4/6/2020Batch distillation part 2
4/8/2020SHR 15.1AdsorptionIntroduction to adsorption
4/10/2020Adsorption isotherms & modeling
4/13/2020Midterm reviewReview notes
4/15/2020Midterm 4
4/17/2020Intro to chromatography
4/20/2020Class reviewA brief review of the classLast year's final
Blank copy of midterm 1
Blank copy of midterm 2
Blank copy of midterm 3
Blank copy of midterm 4

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