Introduction to Micro-Equipment Design

Course Information
TitleΣχεδιασμός και Μελέτη Μικροσυσκευών / Introduction to Micro-Equipment Design
SchoolChemical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID20002635

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos CΗīmikṓn Mīchanikṓn (2021-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter-5

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
By succesfully compliting the course the students must be able to: - name the main differences between a micro- and a macro-device - design a simple micro-device (e.g. micro-reactor)and - to study its performance both experimentally and by using CFD.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work in teams
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
• Introduction μικροσυσκευών (applications, advantages, disadvantages). • Common methods for contructing micro-devices. • design and study principles for micro-devices (Transition from macro- to micro-scale transport, transport phenomena in micro-scale). • application of CFD code for the design and study of micro-devices . • non-intrusive measuring techniques(e.g. μ-PIV, LIF, μ–spectrophotometry etc) • Εφαρμογές (case studies) ( μ-αναμίκτες, μ-αντιδραστήρες, μ-εναλλάκτες).
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • relevant books
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
The e-learning platform Blackboard is used communicating with the students and distributing the course material (notes, exercises.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Reading Assigment
Written assigments
Student Assessment
students are given a couple of short Quiz. Students in two-mwmber groups are assigned a to write a report on a relevant subject, which they must also present to their fellow students who are expected to rate them. The fial grade consists of the students performance on the quiz and the oral presentation as well as the completeness of the written report. on the same subject.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
Additional bibliography for study
Wolfgang Ehrfeld, Volker Hessel, Holger Löwe, Microreactors: New Technology for Modern Chemistry, Wiley, NY2004
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