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Department of Chemical Engineering

College of Engineering
University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City

Instructor: Roni T. Creticio

Contact Information: First Semester
Email: Academic Year 2009
Mobile #: +639159645714 Section: TQRUV
Consultation Schedule: Schedule: Tuesday, 7am-1pm
TW: 1pm-3pm Venue: ChE laboratory
Th: 9am-3pm

ChE 124. Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics Laboratory

Course Description: 2.1. Explain rationale of procedure and

ehavior, phase and
Experiments on the PVT behavior, equipment,
chemical reaction equilibria and thermodynamic 2.2. Execute procedur
procedure, make relevant
properties of homogenous mixtures. observations, analyze sources of error
and modify or improve procedures and
Course Prerequisites: Chem 154/Chem 153, ChE 123 equipment to obtain better results
Course Credit: 2 units (6h lab) 3. To analyze, present, interpret, discuss and
draw conclusions from experimental results,
The main objectives of the Chemical Engineering 4. To write and orally present clear and logical
Thermodynamic Laboratory (ChE 124) are: reports on experiments.
1. To conduct
onduct a comprehensive lite
literature survey
on PVT behavior, phase and chemical STRUCTURE:
reaction equilibria and thermodynamic The laboratory course gives the practical aspect of
properties of homogenous mixtures ((distil the lectures presented in ChChE 122, ChE 123 and/or of
out the essential information available in other Chemical Engineering lecture courses.
courses The
literature, compare and contrast different laboratory work aims at giving more “hands-on”
“hands or
information and organize the knowledge iinto actual usage of the concepts learned in Chemical
a logical presentation), Engineering thermodynamic courses. Most parts of
2. To design, perform and evaluate the procedure were purposely left vague to simulate
experimental procedure on PVT behavior, real situations and let the experimenter make
phase and chemical reaction equilibria, and necessary decisions. The errors and limitations of the
thermodynamic properties of homogenous results should be thoroughly understood, and that he
mixtures, or she must be able to interpret them to the
instructor (or in real situation, to the client). The

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laboratory reports thus aim to improve the future responsibility to research, read, and present in your
engineer’s skills in the presentation of the data and written report the theoretical background for each
results. It is expected that the reports submitted experiment.
should be thorough and of good quality. It is your

COURSE OUTLINE (Experiments):

ChE 122 Related

Scope Title
1 PVT Behavior Heat Capacity Ratio by Adiabatic Expansion Method
2 PVT Behavior Modelling of Venting and Filling Processes
3 PVT Behavior Sonic Velocity: Compressible Flow
4 Phase Equilibria Ramsay-Young Method for Determination of Saturation Temperature
5 Thermodynamics of Elasticity of Rubber
of Polymers
6* Heat Effects Enthalpy of Vaporization of Pure Liquid Using Spectrophometric Method
ChE 123 Related
1 Phase Equilibria Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium (Binary System)
2 Phase Equilibria Liquid-Liquid Extraction / Ternary System
3 Heat Effects Partial Molar Enthalpy of Mixing
4 Partial Molal Volume of Aqueous Ethanol Solution
5* Phase Equilibria Solid-Liquid Equilibrium (Binary System)
6* --- Flash Point Determination of Gasoline with Varying Additives
* are optional experiments. These shall only be used when one set-up fails.

Mode of Assessment: Grading System

Your Final Grade will be based on the following: Grade Points Accumulated
Written Report on Experiments (group) 1.0 Above 1380
1.25 1320-1379
• 100 points x 9 experiments = 900 points
1.50 1260-1319
Discussion and Oral Presentation (individual) 1.75 1200-1259
• 250 points x 1 experiment = 250 points 2.0 1140-1199
Mastery of Experiments (individual-optional) 2.25 1080-1139
• 80 points x 1 exam = 80 points 2.50 1020-1079
Laboratory Performance (individual) 2.75 960-1019
3.0 800-959
• 30 points x 9 experiments = 270 points
5.0 Below 800.0
Total = 1500 points

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Class Policy the instructor. The logbook shall have the following
I. Grouping
Title of the Experiment: _________
The class shall be divided into groups of three (3).
Date performed: __________
Each group shall have a leader responsible in
Time Started: _____________
checking of the attendance and in assigning of
Time Ended: ______________
laboratory tasks to his/her members.
II. Attendance
Name of Member Time Arrived
A student is only allowed a maximum of 3 (1)
absences, including 2 excused absences. Excuses (2)
other than personal illness and bereavement shall (3)
NOT be considered valid. Absence shall be Work Assignment
determined by either the group logbook or the Name of Tasks
general ChE laboratory logbook. He/she must inform Member Performed
the instructor within 3 days after the incurred Team Member
absence of his/her reason for being absent. He/she Leader A&B
Member A By leader
must also pass a formal excuse letter, signed by
Member B By leader
his/her groupmates and by all team leaders of the
Schematic diagram
class. Forgery is strictly prohibited. In an event of
I. Materials/Apparatus/Chemicals
personal illness, excused absences shall require a
II. Calibration/Standardization
medical certificate from the infirmary. Failure to
III. Measurement
execute these policies shall mean suspension of the
IV. Waste Disposal
excuse approval.
Experimental Data
Excused individuals shall be granted a maximum
Target Quantifiable Result: _____
point of 80 (deduction of 20 points) for every missed
(Can be as many as needed and determined
experiment. For oral reports, the first excused
by the procedure)
absence shall provide a grade of INC. Succeeding
absences on oral reports shall be given a grade of
Shall contain the how’s and in-what-actual-
zero. Zero point is given for missed experiments and
amount’s of the experiment. It is important to
oral reports without approved valid excuse.
specify the uncertainty of particular
7am to 8am shall be the leeway for laboratory.
measuring glassware.
Arriving after that leeway period shall be considered
late. However, arriving beyond 9am shall be
Shall contain error propagation based from
considered absent, and two late shall be equivalent
data, and other necessary equations.
to one absent.
III. Pre-laboratory Guidelines Preparing a 1-M 50ml H2SO4 solution from an 18-
Every group is required to have two laboratory M concentrate.
logbooks. Each logbook shall contain the attendance, Target: 1-M H2SO4
work-plan of the group and pre-lab for each Data:
experiment. Each shall also neatly hold the Glassware: Used as/to
experiment’s tabulated data and pre-calculations. At 5ml ± 0.05mL Transfer 2.8ml of
the end of the day, one logbook shall be submitted to measuring pipette 18M H2SO4
50ml ± 1ml Final position of

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graduated cylinder 50ml 1M solution V. Written Report
Calculation: Each group is required to write a formal report on
[Error propagation] every experiment. The formal report shall be passed
= (2.8±0.05ml)18M/(50ml±1ml) two weeks after the experiment has been done. It
= 1.008M±0.1811M shall be computerized on a 8.5” by 11” bond paper
(single-spaced, Arial 10, 1-inch margin on all sides). A
The submitted logbook shall regularly be checked by
comprehensive discussion of the experiment should
the instructor. The schematic diagram and necessary
be presented in the formal report. The report must
calculations for every experiment is particularly
be submitted in the format required by the
important. None submission of logbook before 5pm
instructor. Late reports will automatically be given a
on the day of the experiment shall be given zero
grade of zero. However, these late papers should still
point for laboratory performance. Zero point on lab
be passed to fulfil the requirements of this course.
performance is also given for absentees.

VI. Oral Report

IV. Laboratory Guidelines
Each group shall be assigned one experiment to
Everyone is required to wear labgown, safety
be reported in class in the course of the semester.
goggles, and hard shoes inside the laboratory. No one
The report shall focus on the concept and techniques
is also allowed to wear skirts, shorts, sando, or
involved in the experiment. Included in this report
sleeveless tops. It is strictly forbidden to wear contact
are the necessary equations used and statistical
lenses during laboratory experiments. Failure to
analysis. The data shall include those numerical
follow these prohibitions shall automatically be
results of the other groups.
absent on that experiment.
On 5x8 index card, the following information shall
be asked on the first meeting: VII. Written Exam
One written examination will be given within the
Name: 1x1 pic semester. The student has the option to take or not
Student number: to take the exam. The exam shall cover practical
Present Address: applications and problem solving using the concepts
Cel. #: of each experiment. During the examination, only
Email address: one bluebook, calculator and pens are allowed.
In case of Emergency, person to contact: Cheating is punishable by expulsion from the
Cel. #, Tel. #: university.
Medical Conditions: (state if underwent surgery,
or has medical illnesses)
VIII. Criteria for Grades
30 points: Complete Pre-lab (following the format
above), complete PPE, arrived on time/not late
Schematic Diagram 10 points
The information given is certified true.
-incomplete -5 points
Signature over printed name
Experimental Data 20 points
-no TQR and calc. -5 points
-no Data -10 points
-no uncertainty -5 points

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Abstract 15 points
Introduction 15 points
Methodology 10 points
Data/Results Presentation 10 points ORAL REPORT
Method-Explained 10 points Instructor 100 points
Results Precision-Explained 10 points Student 100 points
Results Accuracy-Explained 10 points Statistical analysis / written 50 points
Conclusion/Recommendation 10 points
References (at least 5) 5 points
Formatting 5 points

Report Format for Final Report

(Title – bold, 18 points, Arial font)

(2 spaces, 12 points, Arial font)

(Authors – 12 points, bold, Arial font)

Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering
University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
Submitted and Received ___ 2009
(not more than 250 words, 12 points, Arial)
Keywords: (at least 5)
(2 spaces, 12 points Arial)

Introduction Conclusion and Recommendation

Experimental References
Materials and Equipment
Methodology Appendix

Results and Discussion *Note: Put page numbers at the bottom left
Data and Results corner of each page having the same format
Discussion as in this syllabus.
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