Chemical Engineering

  • About Course
  • Vission & Mission
  • Program Educational Objectives
  • Program Outcomes
  • Faculty
  • Laboratories
  • Achievements
  • Events
  • Research
  • Syllabus

About Course

Chemical engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with the application of physical science (e.g. chemistry and physics), and life sciences (e.g. biology, microbiology and biochemistry) with mathematics, to the process of converting raw materials or chemicals into more useful or valuable forms. In addition to producing useful materials, modern chemical engineering is also concerned with pioneering valuable new materials and techniques - such as nanotechnology, fuel cells and biomedical engineering. Chemical engineering largely involves the design, improvement and maintenance of processes involving chemical or biological transformations for large-scale manufacture. Chemical engineers ensure the processes are operated safely, sustainable and economically. Chemical engineers in this branch are usually employed under the title of process engineer. A related term with a wider definition is chemical technology. A person employed in this field is called a chemical engineer.

Course Offered: UG- B.Tech (Chemical Engineering)

Job prospects of the courses- Chemical Engineers research, design and develop chemical processes and equipment, oversee the operation and maintenance of industrial chemical, plastics, pharmaceutical, resource ,pulp and food processing plants and perform duties related to chemical quality control, environmental protection and biochemical engineering.

Vision

To be an outstanding department in the country that imparts high quality education and a strong research programme to provide world competitive chemical engineering graduates

Mission

To develop a strong Chemical Engineering programme focused on sustainable quality education and research and training on educating students coming from all socioeconomic levels to convert them into socially responsible and globally competent professionals

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  1. To produce graduates who pursue careers as practicing chemical engineers in the field of chemical and allied industries.
  2. To produce graduates who demonstrate an ability to design systems, components or processes within realistic constraint such as economic, social, ethical, environmental, health and safety.
  3. To produce graduates who pursue advanced studies in chemical engineering and other professional fields.
  4. To produce graduates who are capable to communicating effectively in a bilingual setting and to function in multi-disciplinary teams.
  5. To produce graduates who assume professional leadership role.
  6. To produce graduates who demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering fundamentals.
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability in chemical engineering.
  4. An ability to work as a member of multidisciplinary teams and have an understanding of team leadership.
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve chemical engineering problems.
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  7. An ability to communicate effectively in written, oral and graphical forms.
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
  12. A through knowledge of inorganic, organic and physical chemistry involved in chemical process industries.
  13. A knowledge of industrial pollution and its abatement.
  14. A knowledge of chemical process safety.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  1. To produce graduates who pursue careers as practicing chemical engineers in the field of chemical and allied industries.
  2. To produce graduates who demonstrate an ability to design systems, components or processes within realistic constraint such as economic, social, ethical, environmental, health and safety.
  3. To produce graduates who pursue advanced studies in chemical engineering and other professional fields.
  4. To produce graduates who are capable to communicating effectively in a bilingual setting and to function in multi-disciplinary teams.
  5. To produce graduates who assume professional leadership role.
  6. To produce graduates who demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering fundamentals.
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability in chemical engineering.
  4. An ability to work as a member of multidisciplinary teams and have an understanding of team leadership.
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve chemical engineering problems.
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  7. An ability to communicate effectively in written, oral and graphical forms.
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
  12. A through knowledge of inorganic, organic and physical chemistry involved in chemical process industries.
  13. A knowledge of industrial pollution and its abatement.
  14. A knowledge of chemical process safety.

Faculty

faculty Dr. G.C Baral Director Academics
Ph.D. IIT Kanpur
M.Tech. IIT Kanpur
Experience: Teaching 35 Yrs
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faculty Girish Tyagi Assistant Professor
M.Tech. NITTTR,Chandigar
B.Tech. MIET,Meerut
Experience: Teaching 9Yrs
E-mail: tyagigirish@gmail.com
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faculty Niharika Verma Assistant Professor
M.Tech. D.A.V.V,Indore
B.Tech. I.E.T.M.J.P.Rohilkhand University,Bareilly
Experience: Teaching 7Yrs
E-mail: niharikaverma85@gmail.com
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faculty Dr. Neha Sharma Assistant Professor
Ph.D.(IIT Roorkee), M.Tech, B.Tech
Experience: Teaching
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faculty Abdullah Ansari Assistant Professor
M.Tech. IIT Roorkee
B.Tech. HBTI, Kanpur
Experience: Teaching 2.7 Yrs
E-mail: ansari.abdullah@gmail.com
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faculty Meenakshi Arora Assistant Professor
M.Tech Punjab Technical University (pursuing)
B.Tech. MIET, Meerut
Experience: Teaching 2.6Yrs
E-mail:meenakshiarora42@gmail.com
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faculty Ms. Divya Agarwal, Assistant Professor
B.Tech.
Experience: Teaching( 01 years)
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faculty Kshitiz Vaish, Assistant Professor
M.Tech. , B.Tech
Experience: Teaching 01 Yrs
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Laboratories

Mechanical Operation Lab Learning outcome

  1. Analyze particle sizes and size distribution of raw materials and products.
  2. Select and specify appropriate size reduction equipments.
  3. Estimate energy requirements in crushing and grinding operations.
  4. Select appropriate method of conveying of solids.
  5. Separate solids from liquid using different types of filtration equipments.
  6. Design packed bed and fluidized bed for processing requirements.
  7. Develop problem solving skills.

 

Major Equipments:

  1. Plate and Frame Filter Press
  2. Leaf Filter
  3. Ball Mill
  4. Roll Crusher
  5. Jaw Crusher
  6. Gyratory Sieve Shaker -2
  7. Sigma Mixture
  8. Sedimentation Setup

 

Mass Transfer Lab Learning Outcome-

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of mass transfer and use this in problem solving.
  2. Estimate diffusion coefficients for solids, liquids and gases.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of equilibrium based mass transfer and use this in problem solving.
  4. Estimate vapour-liquid equilibrium and liquid-liquid equilibrium data.
  5. Derive model equations for staged processes of distillation, extraction, adsorption and ion exchange.
  6. Estimate plate efficiency.
  7. Carry out design calculations for binary and multi-component staged separation processes.

 

Major Equipments:

  1. Bubble Cap Distillation Column
  2. Absorption in Sieve Plate Column
  3. Absorption in Packed Bed Column
  4. Solid in Air Diffusion Unit
  5. Vapour in Air Diffusion Unit
  6. Liquid-Liquid Extraction Column
  7. Solid-Liquid Extraction Column
  8. Batch Crystallization Unit
  9. Vapour Liquid Equilibrium Unit
  10. Ion Exchange Unit
  11. Membrane Separation Unit
  12. Forced Draft Tray Dryer
  13. Distillation Unit
  14. Air Compressor

 

CAD Lab Learning Outcome

  1. Ability to flow sheeting and simulation for the different chemical engineering process.
  2. Ability to design various process equipment in chemical engineering.
  3. Ability to solve complex mathematical equation using commercial software.

 

Major Equipments:

  • Computer (Dual Core)– 20 Nos
  • ChemCad Software

 

Process Dynamics & Instrumentation Control Lab Learning Outcome

  1. Model a process and write its dynamic equation and solve it with MATLAB platform.
  2. Understand various control actions and choose appropriate one for the problem at hand.
  3. Tune controller’s parameters for best performances.
  4. Design controller.
  5. Understand digital control of process with computers.

 

Major Equipments

  1. Two tank interacting system
  2. Two tank non-interacting system
  3. Time constant of thermometer
  4. Closed loop control system
  5. PID controller
  6. Manometer type level indicator
  7. Control Valve Characteristics
  8. PI & IP converter
  9. Dead weight pressure gauge tester
  10. Moisture content meter

 

Energy Lab Learning Outcome

  1. Able to understand Proximate and Ultimate Analysis.
  2. Analysis of fluid flow properties with temperature.
  3. Different principles behind temperature, moisture etc. measuring apparatus

 

Major Equipments

  1. Bomb calorimeter meter
  2. Carbon residue Apparatus
  3. Pensky Marten flash point Apparatus
  4. Saybolt Viscometer
  5. Muffle Furnace-2
  6. Cloud Point & Pour Point Apparatus
  7. Dean & Stark Moisture Determination Apparatus

 

Fluid Mechanics Lab Learning outcome

  1. Estimate important flow parameters.
  2. Compare different type of flow meters.
  3. Apply concepts of fluid static in measuring pressure and forces on surfaces.
  4. Calculate velocity distributions in laminar and turbulent flow through pipes and conduits and calculate pressure drop therein.
  5. Measure flow through pipes and conduits using various types of flow measuring devices.
  6. Select appropriate pumping device and specifications.
  7. Handle effectively compressible flow cases.

 

Chemical Reaction Engineering Lab Learning Outcome

  1. Analyze kinetic data and determine the rate expression.
  2. Analyze multiple reactions to determine yield and selectivity.
  3. Analyze rectors which deviate from ideality.

 

Major Equipments:

  1. Isothermal Continuous Stirred Tank Reactor
  2. Isothermal Plug Flow Reactor
  3. Isothermal Batch Reactor
  4. RTD in Continuous Stirred Tank Reactor
  5. Packed Bed Reactor
  6. Cascade in Continuous Stirred Tank Reactor
  7. Adiabatic Batch Reactor
  8. RTD in Plug Flow (Coiled) Reactor
  9. Isothermal Semi batch Reactor

 

Heat Transfer Operation Lab Learning Outcome

  1. Describe and estimate three modes of heat transfer experimentally.
  2. Estimate the thermal conductivity of insulating powder material and liquid to understand their behaviour with temperature.
  3. Estimate natural and forced convective heat transfer coefficient to understand the rate of heat transfer in both the conditions.
  4. Estimate overall heat transfer coefficient in double pipe heat exchanger to understand the effect of parallel and counter flow on LMTD and heat transfer rate.

 

Major Equipments

  1. Composite wall apparatus
  2. Lagged Pipe apparatus
  3. Heat pipe experiment
  4. Thermal Conductivity of a metal rod
  5. Thermal Conductivity of a powder
  6. Thermal Conductivity of a liquid
  7. Pin Fin Free/Forced Convection
  8. Free/Natural Convection
  9. Emissivity measurement apparatus
  10. Open Pan Evaporator
  11. Plate type heat exchanger

 

Achievements

Students' Achievements

  • Students Qualified in GATE 2014: 03
  • Prajyot Kr. Srivastava (AIR 536)
  • Abhilash Kumar (AIR 1825)
  • Dheeraj Tyagi (AIR 2285)
  • Students Qualified in GATE 2013: 04
  • Students Qualified in GATE 2012: 01
  • Students Qualified in GATE 2011: 02
  • Students Qualified in GATE 2010: 05
  • Students Qualified in GATE 2009: 09

 

Interaction with outside world/ Consultancy Mrs. Niharika Verma was the member of the team which conducted Energy Audit at M/S JCB,Hariyana

Placements The students of Chemical Engineering department have good placement record. Many students have been placed in the reputed companies, institutes, industries and research organizations of public and private sectors. L&T ,NUBERG Engg Ltd., TCS, Wipro, Infosys U.S. Technologies, Accenture ,Jubilant Organsys are among few reputed private sector companies in which our students have been placed. Many students got placed in public sector units like ONGC, DRDO, BARC, NPCIL, NFL etc .In addition, many students are pursuing higher studies from reputed Institutes of both India and Abroad.

Events

Seminars, Conferences and workshops held in the department National Seminar on "Recent Advances in Pollution and Abatement" (14-15 February 2014)
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  1. Develop creativity, integrity, team spirit, leadership qualities and confidence in the students.
  2. Help create awareness among members about the new research and technological development over a wide range of industrial fields related to chemical engineering.
  3. Equip students with the global perspective in related fields.
  4. Bring together the diverse chemical engineering communities to exchange knowledge and enable its members to become responsible technical leaders to benefit society.
  5. Provide a broad range of opportunities for peer interaction and career development according to professional and scientific interests.
  6. Departmental student society ACES organized the following events in 2011-2012 sessions.
S.No Name of Events Description
1. Cheminova Art ability It’s a poster presentation competition in which 150 words regarding the poster must be submitted. Topic-“Disposal of Chemical Waste”
2. Quiz Buzz Finding Technical Words from Technical Paragraph
3. Meta-Energia Material & energy balance in given chemical process.
4. Designing Designing of distillation column with the help of given information.
5. Creaction Completion of incomplete chemical Reaction.
6. Inovomind Model presentation
7. Formulation Form Chemical compounds from element.
8. Paper presentation Future of chemical engineering in Nano Technology

Seminar workshop attended by Faculty (National/International):

Faculty Title Duration Organized by
Girish Tyagi Total Quality Managament,ISO9000 and basics of National board of Accreditation 5 days NITTTR,Chandigarh
Niharika Verma Total Quality Managament,ISO9000 and basics of National board of Accreditation 5 days NITTTR,Chandigarh
Abhinav Jain Engineering Faculty workshop 3 days WIPRO
Abhinav Jain Rio+21 IYWC India Certification Program, 2013 United Nations (UNDDD)

Research

Divya Srivastava, Bikash Mohanty, Ravindra Bhargava, “Modelling and Simulation of MEE system under fouling condition”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, 2(12), 2333-2340, 2013.

Divya Srivastava, Bikash Mohanty, Ravindra Bhargava, “Modelling and Simulation of MEE system used in sugar industry”, Chemical Engineering Communications, 200:1089–1101, 2013.

Funded Projects: Under funded projects, the department has organized, a National Seminar and successfully completed a MODROBS scheme. All of these were funded by AICTE, New Delhi. Details of the funded projects are here under:

Seminar, Conferences & workshops held in the Department:

  1. Entrepreneurship Development Program.
  2. Validation workshop on Mini Gas Cylinder & Voltage Stabilizer.
  3. IPR on “Sports Goods”.
  4. Presentations on “Scissors Clusters”, “Gas Cylinder Cluster” & “Voltage Stabilizer”.
  5. Awareness program on “Support for entrepreneurial & managerial development of SMEs through Incubators”.
Scheme Title Sponsor by Date/Duration
National Seminar Recent Advances in pollution & Abatement AICTE, New Delhi 13to 14 Feb, 2014
MODROBS Scheme For Modernization And Removal Of Obsolescence In Technical Education (MODROBS) AICTE, New Delhi 2010-11

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