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Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

Maximizing Your Learning with Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics Course


IIT Bombay and NPTEL

About the Course

This 12-week comprehensive course from IIT Bombay provides you with the principles of Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics and illustrate their application to design of chemical process plants.

1.What You Will Learn?
2.Who Should Go For It?
3.Points to Note

This course covers Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics and its practical application in designing chemical process plants. It also includes important relationships that describe material and energy transfer processes in typical chemical plant equipment. Here's a glimpse of the key topics covered:

Introductory Concepts of Thermodynamic Systems
Significance of Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
Equations of State and Generalized Correlations for Prediction of Volumetric Properties of Fluids
First Law: Closed and Open Systems, Steady and Transient Flow Processes
Second Law and Entropy; Entropy Balance and Availability, Isentropic Efficiency
Maxwell Relations and Fluid Properties Estimation
Application to Flow Processes
Criteria for Thermodynamic Equilibrium
Chemical Reaction Equilibrium: Homogeneous and Heterogeneous reactions
Multi-reaction Equilibria

It is designed for individuals interested in chemical engineering, particularly those involved in the design and operation of chemical process plants:

Chemical engineering students at both undergraduate and graduate levels
Chemical process engineers working in the industry
Researchers and academics in chemical engineering
Professionals seeking career advancement in process design and optimization
Entrepreneurs in or planning to enter the chemical industry
The course is free of charge, making it a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable knowledge in chemical engineering thermodynamics.
Provides high-quality video lectures to enhance the learning experience thoroughly.
There are four categories of certificates- Gold, Silver, Elite, or Completed that a student will receive depending on his/her final score.
There are video lectures and assignments available that cover all different concepts of Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics.


Field of Study:Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
Type:Free Course
Duration:Around 12 weeks
Mode of Learning:Online
Average Salary Offered:The average salary offered in this field ranges from ₹ 6 LPA to ₹ 12 LPA depending upon your skills, experience, and level of knowledge.
Employment Roles:
  • Process Engineer
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Thermodynamics Engineer
  • Energy Analyst
  • Research Scientist
  • Quality Control Engineer
  • Production Manager
  • Environmental Engineer