Faculty of Engineering Rabigh Branch - Chemical Engineering Department

Chemical Engineering Laboratories

The CHEN Department at FER provides six laboratories for the practical part of courses. They are as follows:

 

Lab Name

Unit Operations Lab

Lab Code

CHEN LAB 1

Courses Taught in the Lab

CHEN 497, CHEN 333, CHEN 499

Major Equipment

Venturi scrubber, drop shape analysis system, centrifuge unit, sieves and shaker, liquid-liquid extraction unit, solid-liquid extraction unit, continuous distillation column, permeability / fluidization studies unit, refrigeration study unit, multi-cyclone system, fluid friction measurement apparatus, Osborne Reynolds demonstration unit, plate and frame filter press, Soxhlet extraction glassware systems, muffle furnace, thermoelectric heat pump, boiling heat transfer, solid handling study unit, liquid diffusion coefficient apparatus, gaseous diffusion coefficient apparatus, sedimentation studies unit, filterability index unit, ion exchange unit, modular evaporator, dew point hygrometer, cooling tower, Boyle's law demonstration unit, dead weight pressure calibrator

Skills Acquired in the Lab

Acquaintance with lab safety, experimentation, instrumentation, sampling, error analysis, statistical and mathematical modeling, report writing.

 

 

Lab Name

Water and Petroleum Analysis Lab

Lab Code

CHEN LAB 2

Courses Taught in the Lab

CHEN 452, CHEN 454, CHEN 461, CHEN 333, CHEN 471, CHEN 472, CHEN 481, CHEN 421, CHEN 432, CHEN 455, CHEN 461, CHEN 499

Major Equipment

Single distillation, double distillation, petroleum hydro meter, fuel cell reactor, carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, sulfur, oxygen (CHNS/O ) analyzer, compact workstation, gum content, micro carbon residue tester, handheld moisture in oil meter, ASTM color comparator, Pensky-Martens flash point tester, digital Penetro-meter, salt water conductivity meter, RO membrane unit

Skills Acquired in the Lab

Acquaintance with lab safety, experimentation, instrumentation, sampling, error analysis, statistical and mathematical modeling, report writing.

 

  

Lab Name

Material Engineering Lab

Lab Code

CHEN LAB 3

Courses Taught in the Lab

CHEN 210, CHEN 211, CHEN 411, CHEN 412, CHEN 413, CHEN 414, CHEN 415, CHEN 416, CHEN 499

Major Equipment

DMA, AT- FTIR, extrusion, injection molding, crusher and sieving, vacuum infusion

Skills Acquired in the Lab

Acquaintance with lab safety, experimentation, instrumentation, sampling, error analysis, statistical and mathematical modeling, report writing.

 

  

Lab Name

Process Control and Chemical Reaction Engineering

Lab Code

CHEN LAB 4

Courses Taught in the Lab

CHEN 341, CHEN 441, CHEN 499

Major Equipment

Chemical reactors service unit, stirred tank reactors in series, tubular reactor , batch reactor, aerobic digester, anaerobic digester, process control workstation

Skills Acquired in the Lab

Acquaintance with lab safety, experimentation, instrumentation, sampling, error analysis, statistical and mathematical modeling, report writing.

  

 

Lab Name

Computer Lab

Lab Code

CHEN LAB 5

Courses Taught in the Lab

CHEN 441, CHEN 231, CHEN 499, CHEN 497, CHEN 449, CHEN 411

Major Equipment

Computers

Skills Acquired in the Lab

Formulating a mathematical problem, choosing numerical algorithms, calculation methods and computer software, doing the computer calculations

 

  

Lab Name

Advanced Analysis Lab

Lab Code

CHEN LAB 6

Courses Taught in the Lab

CHEN 499

Major Equipment

Total organic carbon, gas chromatography mass, thermogravimetic analyzer, bomb calorimeter, water contents

Skills Acquired in the Lab

Acquaintance with lab safety, experimentation, instrumentation, sampling, error analysis, statistical and mathematical modeling, report writing, techniques of qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis

 

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