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Mass Transfer Laboratory
List of experiments

Liquid Diffusion Co efficient Apparatus
•    To find out liquid diffusivity co-efficient.

Gaseous Diffusion Co efficient Apparatus
•    To find out gaseous diffusivity co-efficient.

Liquid Liquid Extraction Unit
•    To study the liquid extraction separations of liquid mixtures by contact a solvent.
•    To recover the solvent used in L .L.E experiment of liquid mixtures.
•    To determine the distribution co-efficient for dichloromethane, water, Acetic acid to show its dependence on concentration.

Batch Distillation column
•    To check the behavior of following variables at constant reflex and total reflux.
•    Heat power via distillate flow rate in batch distillation.
•    Composition change w.r.t temperature change in batch distillation column.
•    Composition change w.r.t time change in batch distillation column.
•    To determine mixture composition by using refractometer.
•    To determine the number of theoretical plates at constant reflux ratio for distillation column by using Lewis-sorrel method and find column efficiency.
•    To determine the number of theoretical plates at constant ratio for batch distillation column using Mecabe-Thiel method and also find out the column efficiency.
•    To calculate the number of theoretical plates for a given sample at total reflux and find out the overall column efficiency.

Gas Absorption/ Gas Purification Column
•    Determination of hydrodynamic characteristics of a packed columns
•    Identification of the flooding conditions as a function of gas & liquid rates
•    Mass balance over a packed absorption column
•    Determination of the  mass transfer co efficient