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Course MV-TVT-86401-K-5

Thermal Separation Processes II (3V+1U, 5.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K Lecture with exercise classes (V/U) 5.0 CP 94 h
3 V Lecture 42 h
1 U Lecture hall exercise class 14 h
(3V+1U) 5.0 CP 56 h 94 h


CP, Effort 5.0 CP = 150 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [5] Master (Entry Level)
Language [DE] German
Lecturers of the department Mechanical and Process Engineering
Area of study [MV-TVT] Separation Science and Technology
Additional informations
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Changes possible for the summer semester 2021.


  • In-depth study of the fundamentals of thermal process engineering
  • Crystallisation
  • Extraction
  • Adsorption
  • Drying
  • Fundamentals of column fluid dynamics

Competencies / intended learning achievements

1. Lecture

The students are able to

  • reproduce in-depth fundamentals of thermal process engineering
  • describe and characterize thermal separation processes
  • demonstrate and explain the application of the separation processes
  • justify and evaluate the selection of technical apparatus
  • design the apparatuses for the basic procedural operations and to know their advantages and disadvantages

2. Exercise

The students are able to

  • select technical apparatus
  • determine process engineering key figures
  • calculate advanced separation tasks


  • Seader, J.D. and Henley, E.J.: Separation Process Principles, 2nd Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2006
  • T.C. Lo, M.H. I Baird, C. Hanson: Handbook of solvent extraction, J. Wiley & Sons, New York, 1990
  • L. K. Doraiswamy, M.M. Sharma: Heterogeneous reactions, Volume I & II, J. Wiley & Sons, New York, 1984
  • R. Taylor, R. Krishna: Multicomponent Mass Transfer, J. Wiley & Sons, New York, 1993


Powerpoint, download of the slides, exercise examples

Requirements for attendance (informal)



Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [MV-TVT-86401-K-5]

Module Name Context
[MV-TVT-123-M-5] Thermal Separation Processes II P: Obligatory 3V+1U, 5.0 LP