This course aims to provide an in-depth understanding of diffusion and mass transfer, that is an essential tool for the chemical engineers.


  • Fundamentals of diffusion
  • Diffusion in concentrated solutions
  • Diffusion coefficients in gases, liquids and solids
  • Diffusion in nanoporous materials
  • Diffusion of interacting species
  • Measurement of diffusion coefficient
  • Multicomponent Diffusion
  • Modeling membrane permeation
  • Theories in Mass Transfer
  • Forced and free convection
  • Diffusion in  chemical reactions

Learning Prerequisites

  • Important concepts to start the course
  • Mass, and energy balance
  • Basics of diffusion and mass transfer