Study module

Show teaching events
BJ02A4070 Principles of Thermal Gas-Liquid Processes, 5 cr 
Code BJ02A4070  Validity 01.08.2018 -
Name Principles of Thermal Gas-Liquid Processes  Abbreviation Principles of T 
Credits5 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Engineering Science 

Tuomas Koiranen 
Harri Nieminen 

Description by Study Guide

Location: Lappeenranta

NOTE: This course is a combination of BJ02A2011 Modelling of Unit Operations and BJ01A4110 Yksikköoperaatioiden mitoitus B.
The course is mainly aimed for the students of Biorefineries.


M.Sc. (Tech.) 1



Teaching Language 


Teacher(s) in Charge 

Professor, D.Sc. (Tech.) Tuomas Koiranen

Researcher, M.Sc (Tech.) Harri Nieminen


Student understands distillation, evaporation and gas scrubbing technologies, including equipment structures and sizing principles. Student can design gas-liquid contactors by hand, is able to form mathematical calculation models, and can apply equations for computer simulation.


Gas-liquid contactor theory, sizing principles and equations, calculation examples, computer exercises. Distillation, evaporation, gas scrubbing.

Teaching Methods 

Combined lectures and exercises 10 h, homeworks 72 h, self learning 48 h.
Total workload 130 h.

Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 


Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 


Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 


Assessment scale and assessment methods 

Homeworks are graded 100 %, returning to Moodle.

Course Materials 

Course books:
Niket S. Kaisare, Computational Techniques for Process Simulation and Analysis Using MATLAB®, Taylor&Francis, 2017
Hussein K. Abdel-Aal, Chemical Engineering Primer with Computer Applications, Taylor&Francis, 2016
Felder, R.M., Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes, Wiley, 2004


BM20A1501 Numerical Methods or equivalent, BM20A4301 Introduction to Technical Computation or equivalent.


Limitation for students? (Yes, number, priorities/Leave empty) 

Number of students max. 35. The course is primarily intended for Students in Biorefinery Educational Programme.

Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No) 

max 10

Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 

max 5


Current and upcoming courses
No teaching events

Upcoming exams
No exams