Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2018Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Engineering (Master course)
Lecture Code U5050201 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Advanced Mass Transfer
Subject Name
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Advanced Mass Transfer
ツル トシノリ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Weds1-2,Fri1-2:ENG A4-112
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 25 : Chemical Engineering
Eligible Students  
Keywords separation technology, membrane separation 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
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Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Separation and purification is a key technology for chemical production as well as for solving energy and environmental problems. Nano/subnano-porous membranes with a controlled pore size and surface chemistry make it possible to conduct novel and highly efficient separation processes.
In this lecture, the principle of separation technology will be introduced, by focusing on operation and mass-transfer which are common to each separative operation. Most of lecture will be dedicated to membranes and separation processes, including reverse osmosis, nano-/ ultra- / micro-filtration, dialysis, gas separation and pervaporation/ vapor-permeation. Membrane separation process will be also discussed.
Class Schedule 1. Principle of Separation
2. Membrane separation
2-1 Introduction 2-2Reverse Osmosis, Dialysis
2-3 Ultrafiltration, Microfiltration 2-4 Gas Separation
2-5 Pervaporation/ vaporpermeation 2-6 Membrane Processes

3. Separation Process Principles
3-1 Fundamental Concept    3-2 Separation by phase addition 3-3 Separation by barriers
1. Documents distributed
2. Richard Baker, Membrane Technology and Applications - Second Edition, Wiley, ISBN-10: 0470854456, ISBN-13: 978-0470854457
3. Marcel Mulder, Basic Principles of Membrane Technology - Second Edition, Springer, ISBN-10: 0792342488, ISBN-13: 978-0792342489
4. Henley, Ernest J. Separation Process Principles, International Student Version, 3rd Edition. Wiley,
PC or AV used in
text, PowePoint 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
- Read carefully the main text
- Prepare for presentation (PowerPoint)
- Solve problems in each chapter
- In every lesson, all students are required to give presentation on membrane separation, and discussion with each other.
Grading Method examination (final), presentation, attendance 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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