893128 Practical course in process engineering

Practical course
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Hellmann, Florian , Mayer, Katharina , Grausam, Anita , Kotik, Jan , Wendland, Martin , Pfeifer, Christoph , Wolf, Magdalena , Fend, Lorenz , Kaindl, Lukas , Tepla, Romana , Kolozsvari, Katharina , Leditzky, Thomas , Niederegger, Alexander
Offered in
Wintersemester 2022/23
Languages of instruction


Various exercises, measurements and tests are carried out in small groups (max. 3 persons) at different exercise stations with a process engineering context. The practical course takes place at 2 locations: WG Türkenschanze and WG Muthgasse. Different exercise stations will be offered at each location. You can only complete the internship at one location. The following practice stations are offered:

WG TS (Türkenschanze):
-) Fluidized bed system,
-) Heat pump technology,
-) Flow measurement and
-) Dwell time measurement

WG Muthgasse:
-) Classificaton of particles,
-) Extraction,
-) Rectification and
-) Drying

Previous knowledge expected

recommended but not mandatory:
VU Introduction to process engineering
VU General process engineering
VO Mechanical and thermic process engineering
VO Heat and mass transfer

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

After successful completion, students will be familiar with various unit operations from a practical perspective and will be able to better understand theoretical relationships.

Students gain basic theoretical and practical knowledge of the exercise stations performed. The processes from process engineering and process technology demonstrated in the exercise stations are understood by the students and the students are able to calculate as well as evaluate techno-economic key figures.

Due to the experience with pilot plants, the students are able to design simple technical processes and to integrate real techno-economic aspects into the considerations. In addition, students are able to search for scientific/technical literature, excavate it and prepare technical reports.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.