2021 Energy Transfer Operation

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Undergraduate major in Chemical Science and Engineering
Mori Shinsuke 
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Course description and aims

[Summary of Lecture] This course focuses on the energy operation in chemical industry and basic knowledge for energy conversion. Topics in the energy operation include heat exchanger, evaporation operation, and heat transfer in those processes.
[Aim of Lecture] This lecture aims for students to understand fundamental knowledge and design concept about energy operation and heat transfer in chemical industry.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, student will be able to explain: 1) fundamentals of heat exchanger and evaporation operation, 2) design method of heat exchanger and evaporation plant, 3) heat transfer mechanism of heat exchanger and evaporation operation.


Heat exchanger, Evaporation operation, Heat transfer, Evaporation heat transfer, Condensation heat transfer, Combined heat transfer, Thermal insulation, Energy conversion

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

At the beginning of each class, solutions to exercise problems that were assigned during the previous class are reviewed. Then the main points of the day’s lecture are given as exercise. At the end of class, students are asked to solve the exercise.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Review of heat transfer Explain fundamentals of heat transfer
Class 2 Heat exchanger (1): Total heat transfer coefficient, logarithmic mean temperature Explain total heat transfer coefficient and logarithmic mean temperature for heat exchanger
Class 3 Heat exchanger (2): Temperature efficiency and number of transfer units, design of heat exchanger Explain temperature efficiency, number of transfer units and design method for heat exchanger
Class 4 heat transfer with phase change Explain heat transfer with phase change
Class 5 Evaporation operation (1): Fundamentals of evaporation operation, Evaporation equipment Explain evaporation operation
Class 6 Evaporation operation (2): Design of evaporation equipment Explain design method for heat exchanger
Class 7 Combined heat transfer, thermal insulation, Energy conversion Explain combined heat transfer, thermal insulation and Energy conversion

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.


None required.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Handouts will be distributed at the beginning of class when necessary and elaborated on using PowerPoint slides. PowerPoint documents that are to be used in class will be made available in advance via the OCW or T2SCHOLA system. Students are expected to use these documents for preparation and review purposes.

Assessment criteria and methods

Assessment is based on the exercise and final exam

Related courses

  • CAP.B216 : Physical Chemistry I (Thermodynamics)
  • CAP.C202 : Transport Phenomena II (Heat)
  • CAP.C204 : Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

No restriction

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