VITMEE Syllabus and Eligibility Chemical Engineering 2019-20
Vellore Institute of Technology Master’s entrance examination (VITMEE) For M.Tech and MCA Admission 2019-20 VITMEE Syllabus for MCA VITMEE Syllabus and Eligibility Chemical engineering
Eligibility Chemical engineering
B.E./B.Tech. Degree in Chemical / Leather Technology / Biotechnology / Industrial Biotechnology / Bio-chemical Engineering /Bio-Medical Engineering / Bio-Informatics or a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy or M.Sc. Degree in Biochemistry / Biotechnology / Microbiology / Bio-Physics / Biology / Botany / Zoology/ Genetics / MBBS / M.Sc.(Ag) & M.V.Sc..
VITMEE Syllabus – Chemical engineering
Laws of thermodynamics – reversible nad irreversible process – concept of ideal gas and real gas – equations of states – Maxwell relations – adiabatic and isothermal compression – phase equilibrium – Gibbs phase rule -system of variable composition – vant Hoffs equation -applications of Gibbs – Duhem equation.
Law of conservation of mass and energy – material balance energy balance and their applications – unit operation and unit process – psychrometry – combustion calculations.
Classification of fluids – fluid statics – basic equations of fluid flow – Bernoulli’s equation – laminar flow – friction in flow through beds of solids – packed beds – fluid moving machinery – classification of pumps and its characteristics.
Introduction to particulate solids – particle separation -size reduction – motion of a particle through fluid -classification of particulate solids – centrifugal classifier -sedimentation techniques – flotation – filtration equipments – agitation and mixing of liquids.
Fourier’s law of heat conduction – concept of thermal conductivity – heat transfer through fins – convective heat transfer – transfer of heat in flowing fluids – laminar and turbulent flow – heat transfer with and without phase change – types of evaporators – multiple effect evaporators.
Differential and integral method of analysis of rate data -ideal reactor design – Residence time distribution – C, E and F curves.
Basic principles of unit operation and unit process -schematic representations of unit operations – manufacture of sulfur, hydrochloric acid, cement, glass, products used in photography, ceramics and refractory, industrial gases, paints, pigments, fertilizers – fermentation process for the production of ethanol – manufacture of citric acid, antibiotics, penicillin, soaps, detergents – petroleum refining process – process for the production of petrochemical precursors – production of resins, nature and synthetic rubber.
Diffusion in liquids – development of rate equation for mass transfer – contracting devices for improving mass transfer characteristics – humidification, drying and crystallization – distillation, continuous rectification operation, absorption, liquid-liquid extraction and leaching – fundamental principles and design of the pressure, reaction vessels and related equipments in the above process.
Overview of industrial biochemical processes – industrially important microbial strains – enzymes used in industry, medicine and food – industrial production, purification and immobilization of enzymes – reactors types, characteristics and design – growth characteristics of microbial cells – free cell and immobilized cell reactors -downstream processing and effluent treatment.