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Kevin T Hodgson
PSE 481
Seattle Campus

Pulp and Paper Unit Operation

Unit operations of particular interest in the pulp and paper industry in addition to those covered in CHEM E 330 and 340. Prerequisite: CHEM E 340. Offered: W.

Class description

This course is intended to cover the chemical engineering unit operations which are of particular relevance to the pulp and paper industry. Topics include fluid dynamics and pumping requirements of fiber suspensions, psychrometrics and cooling tower operations, pulp washing operations, analysis of multiple-effect evaporators, and combustion effects in the Kraft recovery cycle.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lectures, Homework, Quizzes and Exams

Recommended preparation

See course prerequisites in Time Schedule

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by Kevin T Hodgson
Date: 01/03/2010