Course Syllabus for

Transport Phenomena

KAT002F, 7.5 credits

Valid from: Spring 2013
Decided by: FN2/Eva Nordberg Karlsson
Date of establishment: 2013-02-11

General Information

Division: Chemical Engineering
Course type: Third-cycle course
Teaching language: English


Master the equations that describe the change in velocity, temperature and concentration with respect to position and time.


Knowledge and Understanding

For a passing grade the doctoral student must Be able to explain, be able to formulate mathematical models and be able to solve problems in the area of transport phenomena.

Competences and Skills

For a passing grade the doctoral student must Be able to construct and simplify mathemathical models for transport phenomena. Solve these models either using pure mathematics or applied tools such as Comsol Multiphysics.

Judgement and Approach

For a passing grade the doctoral student must Independenatly reflect about which physical phenomena that has to be included to describe a specific chemical engineering process.

Course Contents

A number of chapters within momentum, heat and mass transfer are studied. The focus can vary from year to year.

Course Literature

Bird, Stewart & Lightfoot: Transport Phenomena. John Wiley & Sons, 2002.

Instruction Details

Types of instruction: Lectures, seminars, laboratory exercises, exercises, project

Examination Details

Examination formats: Written assignments, seminars given by participants
Grading scale: Failed, pass

Admission Details

Admission requirements: Undergraduate courses in momentum, heat and mass transfer.
Selection criteria: -

Course Occasion Information

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