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Last Update: Feb 03, 2024

Separation Processes

  • £99.00
  • 39 Lesson
  • 5.00

About Course

Are you ready to elevate your knowledge and skills in Separation Processes, a pivotal area in Chemical Engineering? If the intricate world of separation mechanisms has ever presented a challenge, our comprehensive course is your guiding beacon. We offer an immersive experience to guide you through the diverse and intricate world of separation processes, blending theoretical foundations with practical insights.

From the outset, you’ll embark on a journey to model various separation process units, boosting your confidence and competence in this essential field of chemical engineering.

What This Course Offers:

  1. Adsorption Concepts Mastery: Gain a deep understanding of adsorption concepts and mechanisms, enriching your foundational knowledge.
  2. Adsorbents Properties: Master the essential properties of adsorbents, crucial for effective application in various scenarios.
  3. Adsorption Processes Differentiation: Distinguish between different types of adsorption processes and understand their real-world applications.
  4. Physical vs. Chemisorption: Differentiate physical from chemisorption, gaining insights into their unique characteristics and applications.
  5. Isotherms Exploration: Explore various types of Isotherms and the equations governing them, enhancing your analytical skills.
  6. Isotherms Linearization: Learn how to linearize these isotherms to determine crucial parameters, a key skill in process optimization.
  7. Multi-Component Systems Navigation: Navigate multi-component systems using Extended Isotherms, broadening your understanding of complex scenarios.
  8. Advanced Terms Definition: Define terms like LES, LUB, WUB, and more, deepening your technical vocabulary.
  9. Surface Area and BET Equations: Utilize surface area and BET equations effectively, crucial for accurate analysis and design.
  10. Boundary Layer Transport Mechanisms: Grasp the significance of boundary layer transportation mechanisms in separation processes.
  11. Scale-Up Understanding: Understand scale-up using the constant pattern front concept and apply it to problem-solving, a vital skill in industrial applications.

Course Completion and Certification:

Our course comprises a blend of engaging video lessons, practical exercises, and downloadable PDF resources enriched with additional questions and solutions. Assess your understanding with a 10-question quiz, where a minimum score of 70% earns you a prestigious certificate, recognizing your dedication and expertise in separation processes.

Don’t miss this chance to master separation processes and accelerate your chemical engineering career. Enroll today and take a definitive step towards success! Invest in yourself and your future, embarking on a journey to become a successful Chemical Engineer.

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Course Content

Section 1: Adsorption

  • What are Adsorbents
  • Exercise 1: Adsorbents
  • Types of Adsorption
  • Pure Gas Adsorption
  • Fixed Bed Adsorption
  • Temperature Swing Adsorption
  • Pressure Swing Adsorption
  • Slurry Adsorption
  • Additional Learning Journals

Section 2: Isotherms

Section 3: Modelling & Equations

Section 4: Distillation

Course Assessment Quiz

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3 years ago
The course was well informed, really helped with my exams. Have purchased several courses from this site and this didn't disappoint. Another great course!
3 years ago
Excellent course, very pleased with the delivery; clear and concise. The information is relevant to my course and not over complicated. Now need to use this information to help pass my exams, fingers crossed and will be using again.
3 years ago
Very helpful course, especially on adsorption. Good content with sufficient detail. Not information overload was straight to the point with diagrams and exercises which were easy to follow. Thank you for your support. Would highly recommend it.

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Callum Russell
Callum Russell
Founder & Lecturer


  • Basic Engineering Principles
  • Mathematics
  • Basic Unit Operations
  • Knowledge of Equipment Design


  • Chemical Engineering Students
  • STEM Students
  • All Process Engineers
  • Systems Design Engineers

Callum Russell is a Chemical Engineering and Project Management lecturer in the school of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences at The University of The West of Scotland. Having amassed over a decade of teaching experience within both the private and public education system, he brings a diverse and dynamic range of theoretical and practical knowledge across both Chemical Engineering and Project Management disciplines.