Transport Processes

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Transport Processes

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This modules gives the student an introduction to the basic principles and applications of fluid flow, heat transfer and mass transfer in the context of modern bioprocessing technology. 

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Perform simple calculations involving flows and pressures.
    2. Apply the continuity and Bernoulli equations to simple fluid flow problems.
    3. Understand the principles of flow measurement and the pumping of fluids
    4. Formulate and solve simple problems involving heat conduction in planar and cylindrical geometries.
    5. Formulate simple conductive heat transfer problems in terms of single-phase and overall heat transfer coefficients.
    6. Design a double pipe heat exchanger using the log-mean temperature difference.
    7. Formulate and solve simple problems involving mass diffusion in planar geometry.
    8. Formulate and apply the equations for gas-liquid mass transfer in bioreactors
    9. Apply the principles of mass transfer to dialysis and haemodialysis