Course Syllabus for

Gas-Liquid Reactions

KET110F, 7.5 credits

Valid from: Autumn 2017
Decided by: Margareta Sandahl
Date of establishment: 2017-10-05

General Information

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


The intention is give an overview of basic models that describe how chemical reactions enhance the transfer of gaseous species from a gas bulk into a liquid.


Knowledge and Understanding

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Competences and Skills

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Judgement and Approach

For a passing grade the doctoral student must be able to execute an experimental plan for retrieving design data for an absorption problem.

Course Contents

Diffusion and solubility of gases in liquids, lab equipment for experimental studies, absorption models for different types of chemical reactions, characteristics of absorption equipment, example of absorption reactions, desorption of gases from liquids, hydrodynamics of packed towers such as flooding and wetting.

Course Literature

Danckwerts, P.V.: Gas-Liquid Reactions. Mc-Graw-Hill, Inc., 1970.
Handouts of exercises.

Instruction Details

Types of instruction: Lectures, seminars, exercises, project

Examination Details

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

Admission Details

Admission requirements: PhD student.
Assumed prior knowledge: Relevant course on reaction engineering.

Course Occasion Information

Contact and Other Information

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