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Unit Operations


Fundamental laws of heat transfer phenomena : conduction, convection and radiation. Thermal resistance. Conduction in solids : steady state and transient state.  Natural and forced convection. Heat and mass exchanger: theory, calculations, technology.



 Lectures, tutorials with exercises (application to bioprocess) and lab works



At the end of this module, the student will have understood and be able to explain (main concepts):

heat transfer phenomena: conduction, convection and radiation.

Mass transfer : principles of distillation and absorption


 The student will be able to:

Size heat and mass exchangers

Form of assessment

The evaluation of outcome prior learning is made as a continuous training during the semester. According ot the teaching, the assessment will be different: as a written exam, an oral exam, a record, a written report, peers review...