Advertisement Remove all ads

Unit Operations 1 Semester 3 (SE Second Year) BE Biotechnology University of Mumbai Topics and Syllabus

Advertisement Remove all ads
CBCGS [2017 - current]
CBGS [2013 - 2016]
Old [2000 - 2012]

University of Mumbai Semester 3 (SE Second Year) Unit Operations 1 Revised Syllabus

University of Mumbai Semester 3 (SE Second Year) Unit Operations 1 and their Unit wise marks distribution

Units and Topics

Advertisement Remove all ads
Advertisement Remove all ads
Advertisement Remove all ads


100 Intoduction
  • Classification of fluids
  • Rheological behavior of fluids & Newton’s Law of viscosity.
  • Effect of temperature & pressure on viscosity of fluids.
200 Fluid Statics
  • Pascal's law
  • Hydrostatic equilibrium
  • Barometric equation and pressure measurement (problems)
300 Fluid Dynamics
  • Continuity Equation
  • Equation of motion
  • Euler's equation of motion
  • Bernoulli’s equation(problems)
  • Bernoulli's equation for compressible fluids (isothermal and adiabatic process)
  • concept of Reynold's number
  • Laminar flow in pipes
  • Turbulent flow in pipes
  • velocity and shear stress distribution across pipe
  • Boundary layer formation and seperation of boundary layer.
400 Flow of Incompressible Fluids
  • Relationship between skin friction and wall shear
  • Fanning friction fractor
  • friction factor law for smooth pipes
  • Form friction
  • effect of roughness
  • energy relationships
  • pipe fittings
  • major and minor losses in pipe flow.
500 Flow Measurements
  • Venturimeter, Orificemeter, Pitot tube, Rotameter.
600 Pumping
  • Reciprocating pumps, Rotary pumps, centrifugal pumps (Characteristics,NPSH,Cavitation) and blowers.
700 Particle Size Distribution
  • Importance of particle size in reactions
  • particle size, shape and mass distributions,measurement and analysis
  • concept of average diameter.
800 Screening
  • Screening equipment, capacity and effectiveness of screen
  • effect of mesh size on capacity of screen.
  • Particle size analysis:- mean diameter, derived diameter.
  • Sieving -cumulative method and differential method.
900 Transportation and Storage of Solids
  • Studies performance and operation of different conveyor systems like Belt, Screw, Apron, Flight, pneumatic conveyor and elevators;
  • Storage of solids and discharge pattern from storage bin.
1000 Size Reduction
  • Factors affecting size reduction, comminution laws : Kick’s law, Rittinger’s law and Bond’s law and their limitations.
  • Crushing efficiency & power consumption
1100 Size Reduction Equipments
  • Grinder - Construction and operation of Hammer mill, Ball mill
  • Ultrafine grinder - Fluid energy mill
  • Cutting machines: knife cutters,
1200 Separation Based on Particle Mechanics Through Liquids
  • Free settling and Hinderd settling
  • Stoke’s law & Newton’s law regimes of settling.
  • Clarifiers and thickeners, flocculation, batch sedimentation (Kynch theory), rate of sedimentation
1300 Filtration
  • Theory and principle of solid liquid filtration, cake filters
  • Discontinuous pressure filter:- principle and working of filter press.
1400 Mixing and Agitation
  • Principles of agitation
  • agitation equipment
  • Solid solid mixing equipment
  • Mixing effectiveness and Mixing index. Flow patterns in Agitated vessels,Impellers,Types of impellers,power consumption of Impellers.
Advertisement Remove all ads
Advertisement Remove all ads

View all notifications

      Forgot password?
View in app×