Topic #
(usually wk) 
topic 
notes 
Lab Procedures 
Assignment
Instructions 
Handouts 
1 
Laboratory Orientation (Visio P&ID) 
none 
Assignment 1:
Create a P&ID for the laboratory station
updated 10Jan2016 Excel Inlab exercise 1 updated 10Jan2016 

2 
Calibrate Honeywell Differential Pressure Cell 
Lecture: Calibrate
DP Meter updated 13Jan2016 Statistics 1 Random Error and Replicates updated 20Jan2016 
Procedure:
Calibrate the DP Meter updated 13Jan16 
Replicate
Error Inlab exercise 2 updated 21Jan2016 How to get Excel to display 95% CI error bars updated 23Jan2015 
Schematic of setup SDS Blue Fluid (Safety Data Sheet) SDS Acetone (Safety Data Sheet) Pycnometer accuracy pycnometer receipt ($173.31 each 2011) 10 mL and 25 mL sizes are for ASTM Standard D 369 and Barrett test H8; AASHTO standard T74 Accuracy of Volumetric Glassware Technical Specifications Honeywell STD924 archived Appendix rules 1 Appendix rules 2 Hints on how to insert figures without a Basics Violation How to get Excel to display 95% CI error bars updated 23Jan2015 Instructions on Excel's LINEST fittingto a line with LINEST updated 25Sept2014 fitting to a polynomial with LINEST updated 26June2015 _______________________ Calibration Weights Lecture Pressure (handwritten slides 2009) Challenging manometer Plm 
3 
Reading and Calibration Error 
Statistics
2: Reading Error
20Jan2016 Statistics 3 Calibration Error 26Jan2016
Also, see below under week 6 and on Dr. Morrison's Statistics page 
none 
Assignment 3: Reading
and Calibration Error
26Jan2016

see below under week 6 Reading and Calibration combined (print double sided) 1Aug19 
4 
Measure Solution Viscosity as a function of Concentration  Lecture: Viscosity
Measurement updated 25Jan2016 Google Forms link for data collection (Sp2016) updated 25Jan2016 Statistics 4. Error Propagation 1Feb2016 Also, see below under week 6 
updated 25Jan2016

SDS Sucrose (Safety Data Sheet) Instructions for CF Viscometers Background on CF Viscometers (reference: F. A. Morrison, Department of Chemical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Draft manuscript 2009, Houghton, MI) Lab CF Calibration Sheets Table of approximate efflux times updated 16Sept2014 Link to Perry's online for members of AIChE Confidence Intervals for Student's T iidea for 2012: active learning 

5 
Calibrate Flowmeters and Explore Reynolds Number 
10Feb2016 5. Least Squares Curve Fitting and LINEST 
Procedure:
Calibrate Rotameter 10Feb2016 
The
Copper Tube Handbook The Reynolds number is named after Osborne Reynolds 

6 
Error Analysis in Engineering Applications Summary page: www.chem.mtu.edu/ ~fmorriso/statistics.html 
Lectures Statistics: (summary page) 1. Lecture: Random Error and Replicates 20Jan2015 2. Reading Error 20Jan2016 3. Calibration Error 26Jan2016
4. Error Propagation 1Feb2016 Excel 5. Least Squares Curve Fitting and LINEST 26Jan2016 6. Sensing Limit 26Jan2016 7. Practice working with Error Propagation Guidelines for Evaluating and Expressing the Uncertainty of NIST Measurement Results (pdf; 1994)

none  Reading Error
Worksheet Replicate Error Worksheet Calibration Error Worksheet (2 pages) Error Propagation Worksheet Reading and Calibration combined (print double sided) 19Feb16 Confidence Intervals for Student's T 23Jan2015 How to get Excel to display 95% CI error bars updated 23Jan2015 Instructions on Excel's LINEST fitting to a line with LINEST updated 25Sept2014 fitting to a polynomial with LINEST updated 26June2015 Volumetric Glassware Error 11Sept2014 ____________________ Dr. Pintar's Unit Operations Lab handout on Error Analysis (2012) Dr. Co's 1996 Least Squares fitting handout Dr. Co's 2008 LINEST handout A statistics example from the KBC 

7 
Characterization of a Pneumatic Control
Valve 
Lecture:
Control Valves updated 17Feb2016 
Procedure: Characterize a
Control Valve 17 Feb2016 
Assignment 5 (Attached to the Procedure) 
updated 18Nov13
(note: some of the information in this
handout is the same as for the System Curve assignment)

8 
Friction/Re 
updated 24Feb2016

updated 24Feb2016

none 
The
Copper Tube Handbook The Moody Diagram, f(Re) 
9 
System Curve
(Friction losses in a piping system) 
updated 2March2016

none 
Assignment 6: System Head Curves for a Piping System with a Needle Valve posted 2 March 2016 
updated 18Nov13

10 
Overall
HeatTransfer Coefficient for a DoublePipe Heat Exchanger 
updated 16Mar2016

Swagelok
Steam Trap Specs OPT Steam Trap Specs installed stations 3, 7 2015 Steam Tables SI units Dr. Morrison's CM2110 Energy Balance Notes hand lecture slides 11Nov2013 

11 
System Identification:
Fitting a Model to Data 
updated 28March2016

(No laboratory work;
data sets supplied) 
updated 28March2016

Model
Identification for Laboratory Data updated 30Nov2014 Appendix: Table 2: Analytical Functions updated 2Dec2014 Using Solver to Fit Curves What are RTDs? Carreau model data: fittingCarreau2010blank.xls 
12 
Analysis of the "Lossy" Centrifugal Pump 
Lecture:
Pumping updated 30March2016 hand lecture slides 2013 
Procedure:
Characterize the Lossy Pump updated 10March 2016 
none 
Pumping Head
Handout Cv of Metering Valves  Morrison updated 18Nov13 
13 
Determining Heat Transfer Coefficient for a Solid Ball in a well stirred liquid in a finite vessel 
Lecture: Sphere
Heat Transfer updated 26 February 2019 
(No laboratory work; data set supplied) 
Assignment 8:
Heat Transfer Coefficient for Sphere Spring 2016 Lab Data for Spring 2016 updated 8April2016 
Heisler Chart Heisler 1947 article Analytical Solution (Carslaw and Jaeger) 
14 
Week 14 Safety Quiz  Safety Notes Archive  
Finals 
none  none 