CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Program Details

Chemical Engineering Department

About the Department

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The chemical engineering department started with inception of institute in 2004 with intake of 60. It increased its intake to 120 in 2009. It has fully fledged facility for UG chemical engineering. Beside regular engineering program, department plans to offer consultancy in area of process development, process modification and waste treatment. It has strong ties with industries nearby Vapi industrial zone. Its faculties are highly experienced and well learned chemical engineers. Department has also plan to indulge into activities like environment audit, management adequacy certification and process improvisation. It offers industries based project to it final year students. The facility available in the department are popular and is being widely used by offering its infrastructure to students of other institute like, GEC Surat, GEC Bharuch and IE students. 

Vision

  • To be a center of creative learning to prepare globally competent chemical engineers.

Mission

  • To impart quality education to students and make them aware of global needs.
  • To develop team work, leadership quality and entrepreneurial aptitude among students.
  • To motivate students to take part in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities for their overall development.
  • To cultivate innovation ability among students for sustainable development.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • To troubleshot and run as well as improve performance of chemical process plant.
  • To start own chemical manufacturing venture.
  • Be a part of R & D organization for basic and applied engineering.

Program Specfic Outcome (PSOs)

  • Graduates will be able to apply concept of process design, synthesis, control, simulation and optimization to solve chemical engineering problems.
  • Graduates will be able to apply their chemical engineering skills in dealing with social, industrial and environmental requirements towards sustainable development.

Labs


This laboratory contains a wide range of experiments illustrating the basic principles of Chemistry / Applied Chemistry / Unit Processes & Chemical Technology. Students can refine their theoretical knowledge with practical application. The laboratory also provides students the opportunity to perform mini projects in different areas such as natural products, industrial chemistry, organic dyes and drugs compounds etc. The laboratory has facilities of various equipments and instruments such as BOD incubator, COD apparatus, melting point apparatus, TDS meter, turbidity meter, conductivity meters, pH meters, kjeldar apparatus, UV cabinet, water soil testing kit, Dissolved Oxygen meter, colony counter, potentio meter, soxhelt apparatus and heater, refractometers, analytical weight balance, and so on. Students also receive training in lab safety, good lab practice, lab techniques and use of lab instruments.
This Laboratory impart the practical knowledge and hands on practice on various mechanical operations, which is having wide applications in process industries. Mechanical operations with practical exposure help students to understand the importance, basic concepts and principles of size reduction, size separation, settling and sedimentation, filtration etc. The Laboratory is well equipped with Jaw Crusher, Ball Mill, Pulveriser, Froth Flotation Apparatus, Cyclone Separator, Basket Centrifuge, Belt Conveyor, Screw Conveyor, Fluidization Unit, Horizontal Plate and frame filter Press, rotary drum vacuum filtration unit, settling and sedimentation unit etc.
The fluid flow operations laboratory provides hands-on experience to undergraduate students. The important experimental facilities provided in laboratory include: hydraulic bench, U-tube and inclined manometer, drag coefficient apparatus, flow measurement using venturimeter, orifice meter and rotameter apparatus, friction losses in pipeline and fitting fittings and joints etc. Students can practically interact with the fluid flow problems and various instruments used to measure the flow properties. Some models and cut sections of valves and pumps are also displayed to equip the students with better understandings of theory and practical problems.
Chemical Process industry lab is facilitated for lab scale synthesis of various chemical intermediates and products, like dyes, drugs and soaps. Chemical Process industry lab also provides the practical understanding of separation science, measurement, chemical analysis. It features laboratory exercises in subjects of basic production processes in the Organic and inorganic Chemical Industry. Students receive hands on training pertaining to the operation and use of lab instruments.
Reactor operation is very important and crucial part of any chemical plants. The department is having a separate chemical reaction engineering laboratory which is intended to introduce undergraduate students to the areas of chemical reaction kinetics and reactor operation. The Laboratory is well equipped with different reactor set up such as continuous stirred tank reactor (CSTR), adiabatic batch reactor, plug flow reactor (PFR), reactors in series, open tank reactor, combined CSTR with PFR, agitated vessels etc. to conduct experiments that deal with reactions at different temperatures and pressures. With practical exposure students also get training in lab safety, good lab practices
The mass transfer laboratory caters the need of hands on practice of various mass transfer operations. The laboratory is well equipped with the experimental set ups related to different mass transfer operations like simple distillation, steam distillation, liquid – liquid extraction, diffusion co-efficient for liquid-liquid, gas liquid system, liquid extraction spray column, bubble cap distillation column, cooling tower trainer, vapour liquid equilibrium, hot air oven, continuous distillation column, packed bed gas absorption column, vaccum dryer with vaccum pump, tray dryer, leaching experiment (solid-liquid), electronic weighing balance, ebulliometer to generate VLE data, distillation control trainer etc. The laboratory also provide platform to the students to carryout mini projects effectively.
Heat transfer laboratory provides fundamental knowledge of heat transfer, operation of heat transfer equipment and their industrial applications. This laboratory is well equipped to help supplement the lectures, and test with various experimental set ups such as thermal conductivity of composite wall, heat transfer in forced convection, shell & tube heat exchanger, Stefan Boltzmann constant apparatus, heat transfer by natural convection, double pipe heat exchanger, emissivity measurement apparatus, heat transfer in agitated vessels, plate type heat exchanger, multiple effect evaporator, heat transfer from pin fin heat exchanger, open evaporator, thermal conductivity of metal rod, critical heat flux apparatus, vertical condenser, finned tube heat exchanger, thermocouple calibration test rig, etc.
The main objective of instrumentation and process control laboratory is to introduce the key concepts in automatic control and instrumentation of process plants as it is being used in almost all the chemical and allied industries today. The well equipped laboratory facility mainly demonstrates steady state and the dynamic behavior of chemical processes. The instrumentation part will elaborate the valve characteristics along with the working principle, specifications, design and selection aspects of various measuring sensors. The Process Control Laboratory is equipped with a variety of instrumentation and control equipment such as First Order systems: Thermometer, liquid level system Second order system: U tube manometer, and other equipments such as thermocouple test rig, and measurement of level with air purge method, interacting and non interacting system apparatus, dead weight tester etc.
Petroleum refining and petrochemical laboratory make conversant the students about petroleum products, their properties and characteristic testing methods, and refining processes. Petroleum refining laboratory includes various standardized instruments for testing of petroleum products such as digital bomb calorimeter, penetrometer apparatus, softening point apparatus (ring & bolt), redwood viscometer, pensky martin apparatus, aniline point apparatus, cleveland open cup flash point tester, smoke point apparatus. With practical exposure students also get training in lab safety, good lab practices
Computers become an essential part of our life and it is an integral part of engineering. Different concepts of chemical engineering become very easy with computer graphics and simulation. Chemical engineering department is facilitated with high internet speed desktops with software such as ANSIS Real Time Simulator for Process Control Experiments, MATLAB, Scilab and GAMS for General Purpose Programming and Optimization, Chemsep, Property estimator used the for designing of process equipments. Virtual lab experiments are regularly carried out for different subjects.

NARENDRA PATEL

Mr. NARENDRA PATEL

Professor
BEENA SHETH

Mrs. BEENA SHETH

Associate Professor
RAHUL PRAJAPATI

Mr. RAHUL PRAJAPATI

Assistant Professor
JALPA SHAH

Mr. JALPA SHAH

Assistant Professor

NIRAL  MODI

Dr. NIRAL MODI

Assistant Professor
Bhadreshkumar Sudani

Dr. Bhadreshkumar Sudani

Assistant Professor
Hemant Jariwala

Mr. Hemant Jariwala

Assistant Professor
Bhavi Pandya

Mr. Bhavi Pandya

Assistant Professor

ASHISHKUMAR MODI

Mr. ASHISHKUMAR MODI

Assistant Professor
CHIRAG TAMBOLI

Mr. CHIRAG TAMBOLI

Assistant Professor
JIGNESH JOSHI

Mr. JIGNESH JOSHI

Assistant Professor
AKSHAYSINH MAGODARA

Mr. AKSHAYSINH MAGODARA

Assistant Professor

ROHIT KUDTARKAR

Mr. ROHIT KUDTARKAR

Assistant Professor
SANJAY SRIVASTAVA

Dr. SANJAY SRIVASTAVA

Assistant Professor
Darshana Dhimmar

Miss. Darshana Dhimmar

Assistant Professor
Bhoomika Domadia

Miss. Bhoomika Domadia

Assistant Professor

ANJALI PRAJAPATI

Mrs. ANJALI PRAJAPATI

Assistant Professor
ANKITKUMAR PATEL

Mr. ANKITKUMAR PATEL

Assistant Professor
POOJA PATEL

Miss. POOJA PATEL

Assistant Professor