1. Description of separation in a closed system;
2. Description of separation in open separators;
3. Physicochemical basis for separation;
4. Separation in a closed vessel;
5. Effect of chemical reaction on separation;
6. Open separators: bulk flow parallel to force and continuous stirred tank separators;
7. Separation in bulk flow of feed-containing phase perpendicular to the direction of the force;
8. Bulk flow of two phases/regions perpendicular to the direction(s) of the force(s);
10. Energy required for separation;
11. Common separation sequences.
Kamalesh K. Sirkar is a Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and the Foundation Professor of Membrane Separations at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). His research areas are membranes and novel membrane-based processes. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering. Professor Sirkar has received multiple awards, including the 2009 NJIT Overseer's Excellence-in-Research Medal and has authored or co-authored 160 refereed journal articles, 19 book chapters and 27 US Patents. His co-edited book, Membrane Handbook, won the Professional Scholarly Publishing Award for the Most Outstanding Engineering Work in 1992.