Module Notes
Faculty Member (Members):
Undergraduate, 8th Semester (4th Year, Spring)
Module Category: Compulsory Modules
Module Type: Core Chemical Engineering, Advanced Chemical Engineering
Teaching Language: Greek
Course Code: CHM_835
Credits: 4
ECTS Credits: 5
Teaching Type: Lectures (3h/W) Τutorial (1h/W) Project/Homework (1/Semester)
Module Availability on Erasmus Students: No
Course URL: E-Class (CMNG2109)
Module Details

The understanding of Inorganic and Organic Chemical Technologies.

Study of flow sheets.

The combination of theoretical knowledge with practice.

The students realize projects on Chemical Technologies after visiting Chemical Industries.

There are no formal prerequisite modules. Basic knowledge by the following modules is necessary: Mass and Energy Balances, Unit Operations, Chemical Reaction Engineering.

1. Energy and raw materials in Chemical Industry

    The basic processes of Chemical Industry

    Water in Chemical Industry

2. Production of O2, N2 and H2 - Reforming of CH4

    Electrolytic decomposition of H2O

    Reforming of CH4

3. Production of NH3 and HNO3

     Production of dilute HNO3 in low and high pressure units

     Production of concentrated HNO3

4. Production of SO2 and H2SO4

     Production of SO2

     Oxidation of SO2

     H2SO4 production unit

5. Fertilizers industry

     Phosphoric fertilizers

     Nitrogen fertilizers

     Potassium fertilizers

     Complex and Mixed fertilizers

6. Cement industry

     Portland cement

     Hydration of Portland cement

     Pozolanic cement

7. Oils and fats industry

     Production processes of seed-oils

     Refinment and hydrogenation of oils

     Butter, olive oil

8. Soap and detergents industry

     Soaps, Glycering, Detergents

9. Food and beverages industry

     Categories of food processes

     Alcoholic fermentation

     Production industries of wine, beer and alcoholic drinks

     CH3CH2OH production industries

10.Paper industry

      Wood products

      Pulp production

      Paper production

Teaching Organization

PROJECT/HOMEWORK: 1 team project/semester

Total Module Workload (ECTS Standards):

139 Hours

1. Written examination (50%).

2. Team projects about industries, following visits by groups of students to chemical industries (50%).

a) Written report (30%).

b) Oral presentation (20%). Audience including industry specialists.

  1. Α. Θ. Σδούκου, Φ.Ι. Πομώνη, “Ανόργανη Χημική Τεχνολογία”, Εκδ. Τζιόλα (2010).
  2. Ν. Κλούρα, “Βασική Ανόργανη Χημεία”, Εκδόσεις Τραυλός (2002).
  3. Δ. Σπαρτινού, “Σημειώσεις Οργανικής Χημικής Τεχνολογίας”, Εκδόσεις Πανεπιστημίου Πατρών (2012).
  4. G.T. Austin, “Shreve’s Chemical Process Industries”, 5th ed., McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York (2008).