Solid-Fluid Operations

University of Cape Town

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Solid-Fluid Operations

  • Host University

    University of Cape Town

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Chemical Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course covers: solid-fluid operations; particle characterisation; motion of a particle in a fluid and fluid through a bed of particles; sedimentation, thickening hydrocyclones and centrifugation, mixing and agitation, rheology, flow through packed beds; fluidisation and filtration.

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.