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The department infrastructure for teaching learning process encompasses a total area of 2450 sq. m approximately

The department classrooms are equipped with projectors, to aid in audio-visual teaching. All department projectors are supported by central UPS.

In addition, the Seminar Hall has been fitted with a microphone and speaker system to accommodate an audience with seating capacity of 250 approximately over a floor area of 175.51 sq. m.


Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering

Six Faculty Rooms with a floor area of 103 sq. m

Three Class Rooms with a floor area of 187.5 sq. m

One Computer Lab with a floor area of 126 sq. m


Lab Facilities
    • Process Heat Transfer Lab
    • Area: 157.5 sq. m
  1. This lab has been designed to help the student acquire the following skills:
    1. Recognize  modes of heat transfer
    2. Explain heat flux, thermal resistances and temperature profiles for various geometries
    3. Predict and estimate the properties, heat transfer co-efficient and dimensions of components of  heat exchange equipment
    4. Select appropriate materials, geometry and flow pattern in various heat transfer applications
    5. Design heat transfer equipments and components for various applications
    List of experiments
    1. Natural Convection in Bare Tube
    2. Natural Convection in Tubes with Fins
    3. Vertical Condenser
    4. Horizontal Condenser.
    5. Shell and Tube Condenser
    6. Emissivity Determination
    7. Packed Bed Heat Transfer
    8. Double Pipe Heat Exchanger.
    9. Heat Transfer in Jacketed Vessel
    10. Transient Heat Conduction
    11. Insulation Thickness
    12. Heat Transfer in Fluidized Bed
    13. Evaporator
    14. Solar heater
    15. Heat Transfer. in jacketed vessel

    • Momentum Transfer Lab
    • Area: 128 sq. m
  2. This lab has been designed to help the student acquire the following skills:
    1. Measure pressure and its variations in static fluids
    2. Identify the various types of fluid and explain its flow behavior
    3. Analyze the fluid flow in different conduits, open channels and estimate energy requirements
    4. Predict time of emptying tanks
    5. Measure flow rates using appropriate measuring instruments.
    6. Identify suitable fittings, valves, and pumps in transportation of fluid
    7. Evaluate factors influencing fluid flow pattern
    8. Obtain functional relationships using dimensional analysis
    List of experiments:
    1. Flow through circular pipes
    2. Flow through helical coils
    3. Flow measurement using Venturi meter
    4. Flow measurement using Orifice meter
    5. Local velocity measurement using Pitot tube
    6. Flow over notches
    7. Determination of Hydraulic coefficients
    8. Flow through Packed bed
    9. Flow through Fluidized bed
    10. Performance study of centrifugal pump
    11. Flow through pipe fittings
    12. Flow measurement of compressible fluids
    13. Performance study of Air lift pump
    14. Performance study of Positive displacement pump
    15. Flow through non circular pipes

    • Process Dynamics & control
    • Area: 103.5 sq. m
  3. This lab has been designed to help the student acquire the following skills:
    1. Formulation of dynamic models based on fundamental laws and analytically solve
    2. near dynamic models of first and second order system
    3. Understand the different modes of control system and components of control system
    4. Analyze the response of controllers for various types of inputs
    5. Determine the stability of a closed-loop feed-back control system
    List of experiments
    1. Time constant determination and response to step change of thermometer: First order
    2. Single tank system: First order
    3. Non interacting First order elements in series
    4. Interacting First order elements in series
    5. II order under damped U-tube manometer
    6. Level controller ON/OFF action
    7. Level controller (P, I, D, PID controllers)
    8. Flow controller (P, I, D, PID controllers)
    9. Pressure controller (P, I, D, PID controllers)
    10. Control valve characteristics
    11. Temperature controller (P, I, D, PID controllers)
    12. U tube manometer: second order system

    • Mass Transfer Lab
    • Area: 105 sq. m
  4. This lab has been designed to help the student acquire the following skills:
    1. Identify suitable equipment for gas-liquid, liquid- liquid and liquid-solid contacts
    2. Understand the concepts of stage operations
    3. Understand the working principles and constructional details of mass transfer equipments
    4. Design equipments for mass transfer operations
    1. Diffusion of Organic vapors in Air
    2. Simple (Differential) Distillation
    3. Packed Column/Plate Column distillation
    4. Steam Distillation
    5. Solid Liquid Leaching
    6. Surface Evaporation
    7. Tray Dryer
    8. Adsorption Studies9. Liquid Liquid/Vapor Liquid Equilibrium
    9. Liquid Extraction (Cross Current: Single and 2 or 3 Stage)
    10. Holdup Studies in Packed Columns
    11. Rotary/Vacuum Dryers
    12. Wetted Wall Column/Mass Transfer Coefficient Estimation
    13. Cooling Tower
    14. Solid Dissolution

    • Particulate Technology Lab
    • Area: 102.5 sq. m
  5. This lab has been designed to help the student acquire the following skills:
    1. Analyze particle size of coarse, medium and fine sized particles
    2. Choose appropriate equipments for size reduction and estimate power requirements
    3. Determine the settling velocity of particles in fluids and design thickeners
    4. Analyze packed and fluidized beds,select suitable filtration equipment
    5. Estimate power requirements for agitation and mixing equipments and analyze conveying equipments
    List of experiments
    1. Sieve analysis and Screen effectiveness studies
    2. Particle Size Analysis using Air Elutriator
    3. Particle Size Analysis using ICI sedimentation
    4. Particle Size Analysis using Beaker decantation
    5. Determination of Specific surface area using Air permeability set up
    6. Verification of Laws of size reduction using Ball mill
    7. Verification of Laws of size reduction using Jaw crusher
    8. Verification of Laws of size reduction using Drop weight crusher
    9. Design of Thickener
    10. Separation of solids using Cyclone
    11. Heavy media Separation using Froth floatation cell
    12. Determination of specific cake and medium resistance using Leaf filter
    13. Determination of specific cake and medium resistance using Plate and frame filter press
    14. Determination of Grindability Index
    15. gyrator

    • Project Work Lab
    • Area: 66 sq. m
  6. This lab has been designed to help the student acquire the following skills:

    Knowledge Application: Students will acquire the ability to make links across different areas of knowledge and to generate, develop and evaluate ideas and information so as to apply these skills to the project task.

    Communication: Students will acquire the skills to communicate effectively and to esent ideas clearly and coherently to a specific audience in both the written and oral rms.

    Collaboration: Students will acquire collaborative skills through working in a team to hieve common goals.

    Independent Learning: Students will be able to learn on their own, reflect on their arning and take appropriate action to improve it.

    Management and Finance: Students will prepare schedules and budgets, they along with the guide keep track of the progress and expenditure.

    Past projects include

    1. Biomethanation
    2. Fuel cell
    3. Nanoparticle synthesis from plant extracts


    • Reaction Engineering Lab
    • Area: 104 sq. m
  7. This lab has been designed to help the student acquire the following skills:
    1. Explain the kinetics of reactions and Interpret the kinetic data
    2. Analyze batch, plug flow and mixed flow reactors for single and multiple reactions
    3. Discuss non-ideality in reactors
    4. Analyze non-isothermal reactors for single reactions
    List of experiments
    1. Batch Reactor
    2. Plug Flow Reactor
    3. Mixed Flow Reactor
    4. RTD in Mixed Flow Reactor
    5. RTD in Plug Flow Reactor
    6. Semi batch Reactor
    7. Temperature effect on kinetics
    8. Multiple Reactors – PFR followed by MFR
    9. Multiple Reactors – MFR followed by PFR
    10. Biochemical Reactor
    11. RTD in Packed Bed Reactor
    12. Adiabatic Reactor
    13. Sonochemical Reactor

    Master of Technology in Chemical Engineering

    Two Faculty Rooms with a floor area of 31 sq. m

    TwoClass Rooms with a floor area of 99 sq. m

    One Computer Lab with a floor area of 50 sq. m

    The offices of the Head of Department and Administrative Staff comprise an additional floor area of 52 sq. m


    The department library is sufficiently stocked with books and journals to facilitate research activities in the department.

    Total books in library: 557 Journals stocked in the department library:
    Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering Chemical & Engineering News
    Chemical & Engineering Progress Chemical & Engineering World
    Chemical Engineering Education Chemical Sciences (Indian Academy of Sciences)
    Chemical Weekly Current Science
    Hydrocarbon processing Indian Chemical Engineer
    Indian Journal of Chemical Technology Journal of Environmental Biology
    Journal of Indian Water Resources Soceity Journal of Institution of Engineers (India)
    Physics of fluids
    Totally, 674 issues of the above journals have been stocked over the period of subscription. 180 UG major project reports are preserved for reference/self-study for current students.

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