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Transport Processes and Separation Process Principles, Fifth Edition by Daniel H. Lepek, A. Allen Hersel, Christie John Geankoplis

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Chapter 1. Introduction to Engineering Principles and Units

1.0 Chapter Objectives

On completion of this chapter, a student should be able to:

• Describe what are unit operations and separation processes

• Identify industries in which unit operations and separation processes are commonly found

• Describe the principles of momentum, heat, and mass transfer

• Identify and use different units from the SI, English, and cgs systems

• Understand the concept of equations that are dimensionally homogeneous

• Provide examples of unit operations and separation processes

• Use and convert units involving temperature, composition, and energy

• Describe and use the ideal gas law to solve vapor phase problems

• Describe the laws of conversation of mass and ...

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