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CHE5178

Faculty of Engineering

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

4 points, SCA Band 2, 0.0833333 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)P A Webley

Synopsis

Introduction: Types of gaseous emissions; environmental problems. VOC emissions: condensation; absorption; adsorption; incineration; biofiltration for abatement; odour control. Acid gases: absorption-stripping processes; simulation of absorption-stripping processes; design of split-loop processes; H2S removal; sulphur recovery; CO2 removal; NOx removal. Flue gas emissions minimisation: targeting flue gas emissions; role of heat integration; fuel switch; utility and process changes; site-wide approaches.

Assessment

Examination: 90%
Assignment: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Paul Webley

Contact hours

26 hours lectures and practice classes